Employment Application Fire


Interested in becoming a future MFPD member...

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Must be 18 years old at the time of the written exam
  2. United States Citizen
  3. Valid driver's license
  4. No felony or misdemeanor convictions


Application must be filled out completely

  1. Copy of birth certificate
  2. Copy of valid driver’s license
  3. Copy of high school diploma or GED
  4. Certifications pertaining to the fire service


  1. Type or print in black ink only
  2. Write DNA (does not apply) or use a diagonal line in areas or
    questions that do not apply
  3. If more room is needed to answer questions, use the
    continuation sheets in this application or attach separate sheets
    as needed
  4. Do not fold application
  5. Mail or drop off application at the fire station
  6. It is the responsibility of all applicants to notify in writing any
    changes in address
  7. If you have any questions, please call 815-568-8912
    extensions 220 or 222


  1. Successfully pass a written exam
  2. Pass a background check including, driving record, criminal
    history, credit history, medical history, employment (past and
    present) and any other information the Marengo Fire Protection
    District deems necessary
  3. Oral interview
  4. Place on hiring list
  5. Conditional offer of Employment
  6. Pass physical exam and drug screening
  7. Hire as Probationary Firefighter
  8. Obtain a Non-CDL Class B license within the first three
    months of employment
  9. Must become a certified Firefighter II by the Office of the
    Illinois State Fire Marshal within the first 30 months of

If you meet ALL the requirements and wish to continue, click the following link to print a PDF version of the application.