Union Grove – Yorkville Fire Department Employment and Membership
As a regular member, our Incident Response policy would apply; you would be assigned to a duty group, every 6th night from 7pm-4am and respond to incident alerts in the Villages of Union Grove and Yorkville, including mutual aid assignments.
With regular membership, you would have the opportunity to vote on agenda items, eligible for elected positions and you would also be eligible to request part-time paid daytime shifts.
Membership is awarded by a 2/3 vote of active membership present at our monthly business meeting.
Part-time Paid Daytime Employee:
The part-time paid employee is an “at will”, part-time, non-exempt, no benefit position.
Employees shall be a minimum Emergency Medical Technician Basic and shall provide emergency services to the Villages of Union Grove and Yorkville, including mutual aid assignments. Firefighter preferred, but not required.
All potential regular members and part-time paid daytime employee candidates must pass a background check (which may include but is not limited to Federal, State and/or local and potential social media review), have a valid driver’s license and possess a clean driving record and pass a medical examination and drug and alcohol testing.
You do not have to be a resident of Union Grove or Yorkville to apply for membership or employment. All members and employees shall serve a minimum one-year probationary period.