Fire Department

Message from the Chief

Welcome to the Pontiac Fire Department, it is our hope that you find our information informative and helpful.  We hope that if you live in or are a visitor to the City of Pontiac and need our assistance, you will be given the best services available in the quickest time possible.

Department Functions

  • Fire Suppression
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Occupancy Safety Inspections
  • Fire Investigation


Pontiac Fire Department is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter. Entry requirements: 21 - 34 years of age, U.S. citizen, high school graduate or equivalent and a valid drivers license. Benefit package upon hiring. Testing process consists of mandatory orientation, physical ability test, and a written test. Applications may be picked up at the Pontiac Fire Department, 413 N. Mill Street, Pontiac, Il 61764 or online using the link below. Applications must be returned by noon August 2nd, 2019.

View the 2019 Full-time firefighter application 
View the 2019 Full-time firefighter application additional documents
**applicants must submit both the 2019 firefighter application and additional documents in order to be considered

View the paid-on-call firefighter application.