The FWFD is Hiring

Thank you for your interest in the the Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD).  Beginning August 18, 2015,  the FWFD will accept applications for Firefighter positions.  We are seeking qualified applicants who will be committed to the public safety of the Fort Wayne Community.  APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING August 18, 2015 until 4 p.m. EST. on September 25, 2015.

The Fort Wayne Fire Department is hiring 15 firefighters.  All information and directions relating to the hiring process can be found on our website at

First Step - Applications:

  • Applications are AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY August 18 - September 25th.
  • Completed applications must be submitted by September 25th by 4 p.m. EST.
  • Late applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Click here for access to the application.

Application/Internet Access:

Access to the Internet and to computer terminals may be found at 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  46802

Local libraries also have Internet access.  Check with your local library branch for their individual hours.

Applicants who successully submit an application by the deadline will take the Written Test/CPAT Orientation on Saturday, September 26, 2015 beginning at 8 a.m.  A tutoring session for the written exam will be available on September 12, 2015.  Click here for more information.