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The Chicago Fire Department offers excellent career opportunities for those interested in serving their community. The City of Chicago Department of Human Resources is responsible for hiring CFD members and periodically holds entrance examinations for Firefighter/EMT and applications for Fire Paramedics. We invite you to view the information on employment with CFD and offer you the opportunity to sign up for email alerts when applications are posted by the Department of Human Resources.


The City of Chicago Fire Department is not currently accepting applications for Candidate Firefighter/EMTs or Candidate Fire Paramedics. If you are interested in a career with the Chicago Fire Department, or just learning more about it, please sign up for email alerts using the following link so you can be notified when applications are open.


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