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Fire Department Seeking Job Applicants

Fire Department Seeking Job Applicants
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

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.


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