Welcome to the
Cornbelt Fire Protection District



Mission Statement

We, the membership of the Cornbelt Fire Protection District, serve, protect and educate while providing fire, rescue, and emergency medical services where and when duty may call.

Organizational Values

Integrity: We consistently strive to do what is right
Dedication: We go above and beyond in all our efforts
Loyalty: We have a faithful trust in one another
Respect: We treat all with compassion, dignity and fairness
Leadership: We prevent and solve problems
Pride: Serving the community and one another is our privilege



The Cornbelt Fire Protection District, located in Mahomet Illinois, is seeking applicants to establish an eligibility list for full-time firefighter. Six (6) firefighters will be hired from the established eligibility list as we transition to a fully staffed engine company consisting of three (3) full-time sworn personnel per shift.

The Cornbelt Fire Protection District is a full service, customer service-focused fire department that provides, fire suppression, vehicle rescue, water rescue, hazardous materials response and advanced life support pre-hospital services and transport to a population of 18,000 residents within the Village of Mahomet and surrounding unincorporated area. Cornbelt is a combination department consisting of seven (7) full-time sworn personnel and thirty (30) paid on call personnel. 

Starting Salary: $63,500

All Applicants Must Meet the Following Minimum Requirements Established by the Cornbelt Fire Protection District:

• Minimum of 20 years of age -and- under 35 years of age, unless exempted per state statute (65 IL5/10-2.1-7.1) by the application deadline date (July 22, 2024); Exemptions to exceed the maximum age limit are allowed for military service and volunteer, paid-on-call, part-time and full-time firefighters meeting certain conditions. No candidate will be hired unless they have reached the age of 21 at the time of offer.

• Be a U.S. Citizen;

• No felony convictions;

• Possess a valid driver's license;

• Have a High school Diploma or GED equivalent;

• Valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card and approved Ladder Climb Card due at time of interview (issued within one year of interview date) and at time of conditional offer of employment;

• Ability to pass background check;

• Residency within twenty-five (25) miles of the CornbeltMain Station, 506 E. Main Street, within one year of hire date;

• Complete a written exam to be held on Saturday, August 10, 2024;

• Application deadline is Monday, July 22, 2024 at 4:00 PM.

• For information on preference points please click the link below:

Full-Time Firefighter Preference Points

To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:  http://www.applytoserve.com


The Cornbelt Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.