FWFD application deadline Friday

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People wanting to be in the next round of Fort Wayne Fire Department recruits are running out of time to apply.

The deadline to submit online applications is Friday at 4 p.m.

Any applications submitted after that will not be accepted. 

Classes for chosen applicants will begin in August. Recruits who graduate will begin working at their assigned fire station by Christmas 2019. 

Recruits will be paid during their training sessions and health insurance will be offered. 

The tiered annual salary for FWFD firefighters is as follows:

  • First Year Probationary – $46,007
  • Second Year Apprentice – $48,713
  • Third Year Apprentice – $51,420
  • Journeyman Firefighter – $54,126

The FWFD plans to hire 15-25 firefighters out of this round of recruits. 

More information about the hiring process can be found at http://www.fortwaynefiredepartment.org/Career-Opportunities/Hiring-Process.

Applications are available online only.

Applicants who successfully submit an application by the deadline on March 8 at 4 p.m., will be notified of next steps.

For more information, call the City of Fort Wayne Human Resources Office at 260-427-1180.

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