Available Positions in the City of Hammond Fire Department:
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, but not older than 35, unless already a career firefighter in the state of Indiana. Lateral transfers of current Indiana PERF accepted. Applicants with an Indiana Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2 certification are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold a valid State of Indiana Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic Certification, or a Nationally Registry EMT/Paramedic License. Hold a valid Indiana Driver’s License, a High School Diploma or GED, and pass all pre-employment testing.
Benefits include: Membership in the 1977 Police and Firefighters Pension Fund, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Paid Vacations, Longevity pay after 3 years. 457 B Deferred Compensation Program and AFLAC available also.
Starting probationary pay is $46,528
After completion of first-year, minimum pay is $59,691
All applications must be received no later than July 19th, 2019.
Contact: Hammond Fire Dept. (219) 853-6416
Applications available at:
Central Fire Station Main Office
6110 Calumet Avenue
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Equal Opportunity Employer