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Fort Wayne Fire Department
Pay and Benefits effective 1/2016
Subject to change in accordance to IAFF Local 124 Contract

 

RECRUIT Benefits— Academy (Subject to change in accordance to IAFF Local 124 Contract)
A Recruit is defined as an individual accepted in the approximate 17-week FWFD Academy.       

              Salary:                                                              $44,221.00

              Employee ONLY Benefits:                            Health Insurance
                                                                                        Dental Insurance
                                                                                       
Life Insurance

              Vacation:                                                        None

              Hours during Academy:                               Monday - Friday; 7 a.m.—4 p.m.

 

PROBATIONARY FIREFIGHTER Benefits— First Year
(Subject to change in accordance to IAFF Local 124 Contract)

Probationary Firefighter is defined as a first year sworn firefighter post academy.

Salary:                                                        $44,221.00

Employee Benefits:                                 Health Insurance 
(available for immediate family)                          
Dental Insurance
                                                                   
Life Insurance

Pension:                                                    Eligible for retirement after 20 years

Vacation:                                                  Vacation days are prorated post successful
                                                                   Academy completion and in accordance
                                                                   with IAFF Local 124 contract

Sworn Probationary Firefighter:           24 hours on shift followed by
                                                                    48 hours off duty

FIREFIGHTER 
A Firefighter is defined as an individual who successfully completes the academy and the first year 
probation period. (Subject to change in accordance to IAFF Local 124 Contract)

 

Tiered Salary:   
               
First year probationary          $44,221.00
                Second year Apprentice        $46,822.23
                Third year Apprentice            $49,423.47
                 Journeyman Firefighter        $52,024.70

  

Employee Benefits:                                 Health Insurance
                                                                   
Dental Insurance
                                                                   
Life Insurance


Pension:                                                     Eligible for retirement after 20 years


Vacation:                                                   Six vacation days available after
                                                                    first full year of service based on
                                                                    seniority and in accordance with
                                                                    with IAFF Local 124 contract

Firefighter Hours:                                    24 hours on shift followed by
                                                                    48 hours off duty

  

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