February 12, 2019 - Beginning February 15, the FWFD will accept applications for firefighter positions. The Department is seeking qualified applicants, ages 21 – 35, who will be committed to the public safety of the Fort Wayne community.  Applications will be accepted beginning noon EST on February 15 until 4 p.m. EST March 8, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. Classes will start in August, 2019 and those who graduate will begin employment at their assigned fire station by Christmas, 2019.

The FWFD is expected to hire 15 - 25 firefighters. Information and instructions relating to the hiring process are available at www.FortWayneFireDepartment.org.  Applications will not be accepted until noon EST on February 15, 2019.

Applications will be available online only. Access to the Internet and to computer terminals may be found at the City of Fort Wayne Human Resource Department's  Job Kiosk between the hours of 8 a.m.  - 5 p.m., Citizens Square, 200 East Berry Street, Suite 370, Fort Wayne, IN. Local libraries also have Internet access.  Please check with your local library branch for their individual hours.

Applicants who successfully submit an application by the deadline will be notified of next steps. For more information, please visit www.FortWayneFireDepartment.org.