Join the Department

All Auburn Fire & Rescue personnel must complete rigorous training, education and evaluation programs to be eligible for membership. Members are selected on the basis of experience, leadership, dedication, service and professional performance.

Anyone wishing to become a part of the department must be at least 18 years old. The applicant must already be or willing to become an Illinois Department of Public Health registered or Nationally registered EMT-B, EMT-I or EMT-P. The applicant must also already be, or willing to become certified at the Firefighter II level.

Any Auburn School District student between the ages of 15-17 wishing to join the department should look at the Junior Firefighter/EMS section of this website.

To begin the membership process you must first attend 3 meetings meetings in a row. During this time you will see the department, meet the personnel and attend the training meetings. After attending 3 meetings, you will be given a membership application to fill out. Once the application is submitted you will be interviewed by the Department screening committee. The screening committee
will then determine whether or not to recommend you for membership into Auburn Fire and Rescue.

For more information on membership please contact:

Bill Bolletta –
TJ Henson –