COLUMBUS, Ind. – The Columbus Fire Department (CFD) is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter. The employment forms are available to download from the department’s page on the city’s website.
Completed applications may be mailed or delivered in person to the CFD administrative offices at 1101 Jackson St., and must be received by 4:00 p.m. on March 31. Applicants are required to have an Emergency Medical Technician certification by the deadline. The starting salary for the position is $49,742.
The department is considering other requirements for the future. Chief Mike Compton says, “We want the best firefighters, and that means looking at what our applicants bring to the table.”