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The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District is a combination department, employing both full-time and part-time firefighter/paramedic/EMT's.

As a member of the WFRD Recruit Program, you will gain an understanding of the field of firefighting as a whole, and experience the day-to-day life of a firefighter/paramedic. Recruit are allowed to train with firefighters, and ride along as an observer on incident calls.

No prior experience needed! We will also sponsor you through your fire and EMT classes.

Basic Requirements:
Testing Process:
  • 18 years old

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Valid Illinois Drivers license

  • Written exam

  • Physical

  • Interview

  • Background and reference check

  • Medical evaluation

  • 1 - 24/hr shift per week (volunteer position)

  • Affiliation with a Department for enrollment in Basic Operations Firefighter

EXTENDED! Applications must be received by May 31, 2024 at 4:00PM for consideration.

Mandatory orientation on May 15, 2024.

Questions? Contact Battalion Chief Chad Williams at

Download your application and return it to 435 E. Judd Street. Please do not email or mail forms.

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