for ApplicationApplicants Must:
be at least 21 years of age and not have reached 36 years of age by time of
appointment to IFD
have a high school diploma or GED
have no felony convictions that have not been expunged by a court
have a valid driver's license
be a US Citizen or legally able to work in the US
be willing to reside in Marion County or a contiguous countyIncreased Eligibility NEW – this year *********
If applicant has completed 20 years of Military Service with honorable
discharge and will not exceed 40 years and 6 months of age at the time of
appointment to IFD they are eligible to apply for a position as a
Benefits of Employment
Salary: 1st Year $39,446
Insurance: Life, dental and medical.
Pension: Eligible for retirement
after 20 years; eligible for benefits at age 52.
Vacation: Paid vacation in second year of service, Kelly day every third week .
Training: On-duty physical fitness training. 22
weeks of Fire Science and EMS training . State certification as an EMT.
The City of Indianapolis Fire Department955 Ft. Wayne AveIndianapolis, Indiana 46202
Headquarters:(317) 327-6041Emergency Dispatch: 911
Have A Tip About An Arson?Call Crimestoppersat 317-262-TIPS1-800-222-TIPS
Text Tips To:274627INDYCS
Have a question about or need a smoke detector?
Call the IFD Fire and Life Safety Division Smoke Detector Hotline at317-327-6093 or stop by:
9am - 4 pm M-F955 Ft. Wayne Ave
11 am - 5 pm M-F
- 1903 W 10th- 2970 N Sherman 4155 N College- 602 E Pleaseant Run Pkwy N Dr
Smoke Detector Application for Deaf and Hearing Impaired
Fire and Life Safety Division MobileEyes Contractor Portal for Inspections
Special Events or Education Request Form
Due to the weather, holidays and departmental scheduling No Apparatus, Show and Tell or Safety Trailer requests will be accepted from Oct. 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017.They will begin again weather permitting, in April.
Education requests for the Fire and Life Safety Division and Station Tours will still be accepted.
Keep your family safe by using the following tools
Check out the links below for more info on family safety:
State Farm Fire Safety Fire Safe Kids Sparky the Fire Dog US Fire Administration - Fire Safety SafeKids Save On Energy Kids
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