FWFD seeking applicants for new recruit class

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The Fort Wayne Fire Department is looking for the next group of firefighters to join the ranks at stations around the city.

FWFD will begin accepting applications at noon on Friday. People interested in applying will have until 4 p.m. on March 8, 2019, to submit their paperwork. The department will not accept late applications. 

The newest recruit class will begin training in August. Those who graduate will begin employment at their assigned fire station by Christmas 2019.

FWFD expects to hire around 15-25 firefighters in this round of recruits.

Applications are only available online. If you don’t have access to the internet, you can visit the City of Fort Wayne Human Resource Department’s Job Kiosk between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Citizens Square.

Local libraries also offer internet access. 

For more information about the hiring process and applications, visit www.FortWayneFireDepartment.org.

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