Town Government

Employment Opportunities

Current Openings:

Schererville Fire Department
Accepting Applications for Career
Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/EMT
For Immediate Hires
June 3, 2021 – June 30, 2021

Pick up applications at Station #1 1650 Cline Ave.
Between the hours of 8am – 4pm Monday – Friday
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 21years of age but less than 36years 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 License
  • Applicant will take a competitive written test that will include Firefighter I/II and Paramedic/EMT questions.
  • Applicant must have a valid CPAT card at the time of interview or take a departmental agility test at set date and time to be determined.


  • 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