Fire Department Recruitment


Make a Difference...
Some people have jobs but we have a calling; an opportunity to serve others and make a lasting difference for our community. If you are someone looking to do more with your life than simply earn a paycheck, and you’re willing to work hard as part of a team, then joining the Buffalo Grove Fire Department may be right for you.

The Buffalo Grove Fire Department offers many unique opportunities:
Water Rescue Team
Haz Mat Team
Technical Rescue team
Fire Investigator

Testing Information

Applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic are accepted after a testing date has been established.

General Requirements

21 to 34 years of age
US citizen
HS grad or equivalent
Valid DL
Illinois EMT/P license
CPAT certificate

 The Village of Buffalo Grove offers a competitive wage and benefits package that includes the following:
Competitive salary
Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and life insurance
Paid vacations and holidays
Firefighter pension program
College tuition reimbursement program
ICMA/RC and credit union programs
Modern workout facilities
No residency requirements

Who's Listening

William Wagner

William Wagner

Deputy Chief
1051 Highland Grove DriveBuffalo Grove, IL 60089
Ph: (847) 537-0995
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm