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Interested Applicants

In Brief

The Marion Fire Department is dedicated to maintaining the utmost level of emergency response services to the citizens of Marion and Marion Township.  The MFD’s superior level of integrity and sense of duty are what drive the department to maintain the high level of service the citizens of Marion have come to expect. Through reliable response and public safety awareness the MFD can always be counted on to reduce loss of life and property in its community.

  • MFD is an Advanced Life Support (ALS) non transport department
  • MFD is a combination department that employs 38 career and 25 paid-on-call staff
  • Composed of 2 Fire Stations.  We are in the process of building a 3rd station.
  • MFD has a 76 square mile response area made up by the City of Marion and unincorporated Marion Township (through outside 28E agreements)


Commitment to Serve

 A career in the fire service is not a job, it is a calling.The men and women that make up the Marion Fire Department are public servants committed to putting the needs of others before their own. The work of a firefighter is both physically and emotionally grueling and requires only the most dedicated individuals who can wholeheartedly keep to the department’s creed of Honor, Duty, Integrity, and Trust.

The Marion Fire Department is at the call and ready to be there for the people of its community when they need help the most. Potential applicants need to be able to meet and exceed the department’s expectations of outstanding moral character and servant leadership to ensure the health and well being of the people it serves.

The Marion Fire Department Career firefighters are Civil Service employees and must successfully complete Civil Service testing prior consideration. Paid-on-call personnel are not Civil Service employees.


Current Openings

Visit the Employment page to see if the Marion Fire Department is currently hiring.

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