The City of Allentown Fire Department is in the market for men and women looking for a challenging career.
The City of Allentown Civil Service Board will be accepting applications from September 3 through October 3, 2019 for the position of Firefighter. Applications may be obtained from the Human Resources Department in City Hall or on the city’s website at https://www.allentownpa.gov/Human-Resources/Civil-Service-Employment
Anyone applying must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen and must possess a high school diploma or graduate equivalency diploma and a valid driver’s license.
Allentown firefighters are not required to live in the city.
There is a non-refundable application fee of $60.00 that must be returned with the application.
Starting salary for an Allentown Firefighter is $50,064.00 per year. The benefit package includes medical, dental and vision insurance for the officer and his or her family, and a prescription drug plan; paid vacation, personal days, funeral and sick leave; a pension plan and life insurance.
The City of Allentown is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The city adheres to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or disability.