Probationary Firefighter

POSITION: Probationary Firefighter

DEPARTMENT: Mishawaka Fire

DATE POSTED: November 16, 2021

DATE CLOSED: January 5, 2022

WAGES: $2,159.77 bi-weekly

HOURS: Full-time


DEFINITION: The City of Mishawaka is currently accepting applications for the Fire Department. This entry level sworn firefighter will provide fire protection and emergency response for the Mishawaka community and its citizens. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 36, have a valid Indiana driver’s license and successfully complete all testing requirements. Applicable Fire and Medical certifications are a plus.


  1. Good communication skills
  2. Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  3. Mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity sufficient to learn the use of the fire radio, vehicles, equipment and tools related to firefighting duties


  1. Valid driver’s license
  2. Successful completion of all testing requirements
  3. Applicant must be sworn in after 18 birthday and before 36th birthday


Applications are available on the City’s website at or may be picked up at City Hall, Room 207.

Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:


Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
600 East Third Street
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544

Fax: (574) 254-0197



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