Fire Cadet

City of Aurora Fire Department - Aurora, Illinois

Jan 25, 2023

Application Deadline:
Jan 25, 2024

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$15.55 hourly

Job Description


Updated: January 13, 2023

Job Classification: Fire Cadet

*The City of Aurora, IL is accepting applications for the position of Fire Cadet to establish an eligibility list. *

Under direct supervision, the Fire Cadet will serve as a trainee to the position of Fire Private. The Fire Cadet will perform routine station assignments to obtain a working knowledge of fire functions and may be assigned to work with a Fire Private in the field. Duties include but are not limited to: Assisting with administrative tasks; Station cleaning and maintenance; Answering and directing phone calls and walk-in visitors; Assisting with station tours; Participating in ride-alongs; Moving apparatus for maintenance and logistics; Other duties as assigned.

*Applicants must complete the following before moving forward in the selection process: *

  1. Visit: to complete the City of Aurora Employment Application.
  2. Visit: to register and select testing location.

Beginning Salary: $15.55/hour

Contact Information: City of Aurora Human Resources Department 44 E. Downer Place Aurora, IL 60507 630-256-3419

To learn more about the City of Aurora, IL, visit

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements :

  • 17 years of age but not yet attained 21 years of age at the time of test
  • Attained senior class standing on the date of test, have graduated from an accredited high school, attained a GED (copy of GED certificate required), or a Home School certification through the Regional Superintendent of Schools
  • Valid State of Illinois Class D driver’s license at the time of application
  • Have a minimum high school grade point average of 2.00 on a scale of 4.0 or equivalent (Copy of high school transcript required at time of application.
  • Be a United States citizen at the time of hire.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School grad/ GED
  • Experience: N/A

Contact Information

Candidate Support

City of Aurora Fire Department
Aurora, Illinois 60505
phone: 4257410103

How to Apply

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