Become a Firefighter
How to Apply to be a Galesburg Firefighter
The City of Galesburg wants firefighters who are committed to the compassionate and professional delivery of emergency medical and fire suppression services to the citizens of this community who depend on them. We want men and women who are personally dedicated to doing a complex job and doing it right.
The City of Galesburg Board of Fire and Police Commissioners conducts all testing and hiring of sworn personnel (firefighters) for the Galesburg Fire Department. The testing process includes a physical agility test, written test, and oral interview.
The current eligibility list is in effect through December 5, 2016. Testing will take place again in the fall of 2016. If you would like to be notified when testing will start, contact the Fire Secretary.