Firefighter: Fort Wayne Indiana Deadline September 25, 2015

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Firefighter-Fort Wayne Indiana Fire Department

Deadline: September 25, 2015

Salary: $44,221.00 Per Year

Applicant must:

  • Be a US Citizen or have attained citizenship prior to application date;
  • Be 21-35 years old – must be 21 prior to application date and must be sworn in prior to 36th birthday;
  • Be able to speak clearly in English and be understood;
  • Possess a valid Indiana Driver’s License at the start of the Academy;
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent of;
  • Be free of a felony conviction record.

Applicant must be physically capable of:

  • Bending and stretching in order to accomplish tasks of pulling, pushing, grasping and carrying objects having a weight of 50 pounds or more;
  • Donning and wearing approximately 50 pounds of protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus;
  • Engaging in crawling, walking, climbing, prying, chopping and carrying scenarios;
  • Occasionally dragging weights up to 200 pounds;
  • Climbing ladders varying in length from 14’ to 110’;
  • Withstanding periods of overheating and chilling often times in wet clothing.

Applicant must be mentally capable of:

  • Demonstrating knowledge of elementary physics, chemistry, mechanics, math and reading comprehension;
  • Functioning as part of a team at all times.

Applicant must be able to meet the following vision standards:

  • Uncorrected – binocular vision no worse than 20/100 (with exception for long term successful users of soft contact lenses);
  • Corrected – binocular vision no worse than 20/30 with worst eye no worse than 20/50;
  • Color – ability to identify red, green and yellow;
  • Peripheral – uncorrected field of vision no worse than 140 degrees in the horizontal meridian in each eye.

How to Apply: Full job description and application can be found HERE.

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