The Dixon City Fire Department and the Dixon Rural Fire Protection District are now accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Firefighter.
Applicants will complete one application/test for both departments.
Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire and to establish an eligibility list for future hiring needs.
Located along the scenic Rock River in Northwestern Illinois, Dixon is a thriving community of almost 16,000, and serves as the county seat of Lee County. At the hub of four major highways and one interstate, Dixon is the economic center of the county and an important focus for agriculture, industry, service, retail, recreation and residential growth.
The Dixon City Fire Department and Dixon Rural Fire Protection District and are an important part of our community providing fire suppression, rescue, fire prevention, emergency medical services and disaster preparedness.
Their mission is “to provide professional fire protection, quality emergency services, and life safety to meet the needs of our community.” They take this mission very seriously, and they work diligently to deliver a superior level of service through tradition, innovation and honor to the citizens they are sworn to serve. This department exists solely to improve the quality of life, health, and safety of their dear community.
Applications will be online for purchase until 12/20/23 – 2:00 PM
The deadline for returning completed applications is:
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 by 4:00 PM
C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service
ATTN: Dixon Fire
1251 Plum Grove Road, Suite 160
Schaumburg, IL 60173
All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.
There is a $23.00 non-refundable application fee. Applications are NOT available at the Dixon Fire Departments or City Hall.
Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:
Saturday, January 6, 2024
Registration starts at 8:30 AM
Orientation – 9:00 AM
Written Examination immediately following the Orientation
Dixon Fire Department
210 S. Hennepin Avenue
All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Dixon and the Dixon Rural Fire Protection District, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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