Schererville Fire Department Now Hiring December 8, 2021 - January 31, 2022


Accepting Applications for Career
Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/EMT

Application period
December 8, 2021- January 31, 2022
Pick up Applications at Station #1 1650 Cline Ave.
If you have, any questions please contact (219) 322-2599


  • Certified Indiana Firefighter/I/II and Licensed Indiana Paramedic or Indiana EMT at the time of job offer or a licensed Indiana Paramedic and be enrolled into a Firefighter I/II Class within one year of hire date or enrolled into the Paramedic course within one year of hire Date.
  • Applicant must be at least 21 years of age but less than 36 years old to qualify for 1977 PERF Fund.
  • Lateral Transfers of Current Indiana PERF accepted.
  • Candidate will be required to sign the Firefighter Paramedic or Firefighting Licensing and educational agreement.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Applicant must have a valid CPAT card at the time of interview or take a departmental agility test at a set date and
  • time to be determined.
  • Applicants will take a competitive written test that will include Firefighter I/II and Paramedic/EMT questions


  • Membership in the 1977 Police and Firefighters Pension Fund
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacations, Holidays, Personal Days and Sick Days
  • Quarterly Uniform allowance
  • Longevity Pay
  • 457 B Deferred Compensation Program
  • Starting Pay depending on experience
  • Membership in the International Association of Firefighters Local 4279
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