Part-time Firefighter

Departments: Auburn Fire Department

The Auburn Fire Department (AFD) is accepting applications for the position of part-time paid firefighter. These will be part-time positions working approximately 24 hours per week. Applications on file prior to September 20, 2020, will not be accepted. A copy of the job description and minimum requirements are available at Fire Station 2.

When you submit your application, please also attach copies of the following items:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associates degree in fire science (if applicable)
  • Verification of prerequisite certifications:
    • Certified State of Indiana firefighter II or equivalent
    • Certified hazardous materials operations level
    • State of Indiana emergency medical responder
  • Signed background authorization and release form (see information packet link)

To be considered for employment, applicants must be:

  • At least 18 years of age and must reside within DeKalb County or within 50 miles of Union Township, DeKalb County
  • Able to pass a background and reference check
  • Able to pass a written test
  • Able to pass a fear of heights and claustrophobia test
  • Able to pass a timed ability course which is job specific

Interviews will be conducted by a board chosen by the Fire Chief.

Download the AFD Part-Time Application Packet with more info on instructions, interview process, etc.

Apply: Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top right-hand corner of this page. Resumes and applications can be emailed to or mailed to or dropped off at Fire Station 2, 902 S Grandstaff Drive, Auburn, IN, 46706.

Questions: Deputy Chief Doug Cox at

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Send your completed application to:

City of Auburn, Human Resources
P.O. Box 506
210 E. Ninth Street
Auburn, IN 46706

Unless specified in the individual job posting, please email

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