Apply Now to be a Champaign Firefighter!

CFD MalteseThe Champaign Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Entry-Level Firefighter Eligibility Testing Process. The Fire Department’s Mission is to protect life, property, and the environment through professional services delivered with compassion and integrity. We are seeking committed individuals to join the team of professional men and women that serve our City’s residents and visitors.

Those interested in learning more about the Champaign Fire Department, the position of firefighter, or the testing process, are invited to attend an optional Recruitment Information Session on one of the following dates. Applications and details are available online at

  • Tuesday, August 14 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

  • Saturday, August 18 – 10:00 a.m. – noon 

Both sessions will be held at Fire Station One, 307 S Randolph St., Champaign. Spouses and significant others are also encouraged to attend the session.

Application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on September 18, 2018.

Anyone interested in learning more about a rewarding career in the fire service is also encouraged to visit the Fire Department’s website at: