Wilmington Fire Department Accepting Applications for the 38th Fire Academy

Posted on  07/15/2014 12:20 pm

The Wilmington Fire Department has opened the application process for the 38th Fire Academy. The application period is open through Friday, August 15, 2014, and applications will be accepted until the close of business (5:00 p.m. EDT).
The minimum qualifications to apply to the 38th Wilmington Fire Academy are:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of application;
  • Have a high school diploma or GED;
  • Obtain city residency within 6 months of employment;
  • Possess a valid driver's license; and
  • Have good moral character.

Applicants must also undergo and pass a physical agility test, a standardized written examination, a panel interview, a background investigation, an interview with the Chief of Fire, and medical and physical evaluation and certification.
Application and recruitment information can be downloaded at www.WilmingtonDE.gov/government/firefighters.

Completed applications should be submitted by mail or in person to:
City of Wilmington Department of Human Resources
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street, 4th Floor
Wilmington, Delaware, 19801