Part-time Firefighters

The Oak Forest Fire Department is always taking applications for part-time, certified firefighter/licensed paramedics.

To qualify for consideration the applicant must possess the following (no exceptions):

  • Illinois Certified Firefighter II or Certified Basic Firefighter.
  • Illinois Licensed Paramedic.

If you qualify, submit an online application or obtain a hard copy application at Fire Station 1, 5620 W. James Drive, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., only.

If you don’t currently possess these certifications/licenses, the following links provide insight in obtaining them.

Basic Operations Firefighter Certification

MABAS Division 24 Training Academy

Moraine Valley Community College

Romeoville Fire Academy

EMT Certification

South Suburban College

Moraine Valley Community College

Paramedic Certification

Ingalls Hospital Emergency Medical Services

Christ Hospital Emergency Medical Services

St. Mary’s Hospital Emergency Medical Services