Elkhart Fire Department accepting applications

ELKHART, Ind.—The Elkhart Fire Department has announced that they will begin accepting applications on Monday, December 10.

To obtain an application, individuals may stop by the Elkhart Central Fire Department during normal business hours, or access the application via the City of Elkhart’s website at www.elkhartindiana.org.  

All applications and resumes must be submitted in person or by mail to the Elkhart Fire Department Administrative Office, located at 500 East Street.

The starting salary for a probationary firefighter is set at $50,672.70 at the Elkhart Fire Department.

Benefits include medical/ dental insurance, retirement through the Indiana PERF system, paid vacations and sick leave.

All applicants must be United States citizens with proof of citizenship and are required to have a High School Diploma or equivalent.

More information on specific requirements is provided in the application packet.

Applications will close on Monday, February 11, 2019.

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