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Join the Carmel Fire Department!

We are accepting applications from January 1 – February 28, 2023.
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm, February 28, 2023. The applications received will be included in the process to form a listing of applicants for a hiring selection which will expire in approximately 2 years.

The purpose of this position is to perform fire suppression and emergency medical response duties as a member of a fire and rescue team.

Entry level salary for a probationary firefighter is $66,662.00
Completion of 10 years/1st Class Master Firefighter = $82,945
Paramedic Incentive 10% of 1st Class Master Firefighter Pay =$8,294.50
*Other speciality and longevity pay (see benefits link for more information)

Applicants will be required to submit a current Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification to apply.  A CPAT Certification obtained on January 1, 2022, or after will be accepted.

Please visit the following sites for CPAT testing in Indiana: or call (317) 988-7703 or call (812) 888-287

WRITTEN EXAM: March 18 – Virtual/Online Exam
Following the closing of the job posting and a review process, all qualified applicants will be sent a letter (at the email address listed on the application) informing them of the written examination session which will be virtual/online at no cost.  This exam will require a computer with internet access and will take place on March 18, 2023, at a specified time.


IN-PERSON INTERVIEWS: Applicants who meet the required criteria on the written exam will then be scheduled for an in-person structured interview at a location to be determined in Carmel, Indiana. After the interview phase, the written exam and interview scores will be averaged together and the applicant’s name will be placed on an eligibility list in the order of the applicant’s score averages. Upon completion of the entry-level testing process, selected applicants (as firefighter vacancies occur) will be required to complete an in-depth personal history packet.


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