Firefighter: Indianapolis Indiana Deadline: April 24, 2020

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Deadline: April 24, 2020

Salary: $51,000.00 Annually

Job Description:


Providing fire suppression, emergency medical care, and specialty skills to protect the residents and visitors of the City of Indianapolis.

Must perform to the Suppression/Operations Division job analysis.

Must maintain a good physical condition and shall be able to pass department medical examinations as prescribed by the Indianapolis Fire Department Work Performance Evaluation, and all other department fitness requirements.

Position Responsibilities


Rotating 24 hour shift activities divided between fire station and field operations.


Fire suppression activities including, but not limited to:

Driving of emergency vehicles in a safe, conscientious manner.

Proficient operation of apparatus pumps requiring a through understanding of hydraulics.

Perform routine maintenance of assigned station, apparatus, tools and equipment.

Assist in assigned details (company inspections, pre-planning, public education, tours, etc.).

Adhere to all rules, regulations, General Orders, and Standard Operating Procedures

Perform communication operations for the Indianapolis Fire Department utilizing radios, computers, and MDT’s etc…

Other duties as assigned by the Chief.


All career Firefighters must maintain a minimum of the following throughout their employment with this department.

State of Indiana First-Class Firefighter Certification or NFPA Firefighter I/II.

State of Indiana Emergency Medical Technician Certification.

State of Indiana valid OPERATORS License.

All firefighters must acquire and maintain pertinent certifications for any special operations assignment.


Skills in operation of:

Vehicle under emergency conditions

Apparatus pump

Aerial ladder

Firefighting equipment and tools (ladders, hand tools, SCBA, ropes, ventilation fans, salvage covers, hose appliances and nozzles, and extrication equipment.

EMS equipment

Communication equipment

Knowledge of:

Indianapolis Fire Department rules and regulations and polices and procedures.

Fire suppression and theories, methods, and procedures

Fire tactics and strategies

Ventilation procedures

Salvage and overhaul procedures

Rescue and extrication procedures

Fire causes and hazards

Fire pump operations and hydraulics

Hazardous materials

EMS procedures

Radio communication procedures

City geography (streets and roads)

Fire and EMS report writing procedures

Water supply and hydrant locations

Ability to:

Work compatibly with others

Apply above knowledge to analyze problems quickly and take appropriate action under stress

Handle routine public contacts

Perform basic mathematical functions

Deliver lectures, talks, demonstrations, etc.

Prepare routine reports

Receive and follow directions

Attend in-service trainings as provided by this department

Attend other training as necessary to maintain fire and EMS certificatio


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


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