Paid-on-Call


Embark on a demanding and very satisfying career as a member of the Crete Fire Department. The Crete Fire Department is constantly seeking applicants for "paid-on-call" firefighters and reviews applications year round for the paid-on-call division. The hiring process is as follows:
  • Application
  • Interview
  • Background check
  • Pre-employment physical
  • Approval from Fire Chief
  • Firefighter Academy
  • EMT-B program
  • Six months to one year probation period

Minimum Requirements:

  • 18 years old
  • US citizen
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license
  • Reside within the allowable response area of the Village of Crete

If you want to get involved and help your community, stop by the Crete Fire Station at 524 W. Exchange Street or call (708) 672-2727 and ask to speak to the Recruitment Coordinator.