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RIVER RACE DRIVE CLOSURE EXTENDED

Monday, December 3, 2018

NIPSCO is relocating the electric utilities at River Race Drive for the River Art Development, and is needing an extra two weeks to complete the project. The closure of River Race Drive from Jefferson Street north to the east/west alley has been extended until Friday, December 21. more

KERCHER ROAD TO OPEN TODAY

Monday, December 3, 2018

Kercher Road (CR 38) will be open to traffic today, but the speed limit has been changed temporarily for this winter. Construction for phase A1 of the Kercher Road project is nearing completion for the year. Due to delays, the contractor was not able to complete paving the final surface layer... more

Notice of Change to Regularly Scheduled Public Meeting - Plan Commission

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The meeting of the Goshen City Plan Commission scheduled for Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., has been cancelled. The regular meeting schedule will resume on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 4:00 pm, in the Council Chambers, Goshen Police and Courts Building, 111 E Jefferson Street, Goshen. more

Upcoming Events All »

Redevelopment Meeting

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 3:00pm

Community Relations Commission meeting

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 7:00pm

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, December 17, 2018, 2:00pm

Fire Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in testing for the City of Goshen Fire Department. We have a standardized process that we use to select the most qualified candidates.

The requirements for the City of Goshen Fire Department are as follows;

  1. You must be under 36 years of age and over 21 years of age with the following exemption: A veteran who has at least 20 years of service in the Armed Forces may become a member of the fund. The maximum age is 40 and six months to meet conditions for membership.
  2. You must be an Indiana State Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic) by the time you are hired.
  3. You must have a valid Indiana driver’s license.
  4. You must have a High School diploma or GED.

 Being a Firefighter is very physically and mentally demanding. Please follow the following steps:

Step 1: Fill out an application, by either stopping by the Human Resource Department at 204 E. Jefferson St. Goshen, Indiana 46528, or filling out the online application. We test every year for a hiring pool that we will select qualified applicants out of for the following year. You will receive a letter, usually in mid-summer, to let you know when we will begin our testing.

Step 2: Is completion of a written test. The written test will evaluate your reading comprehension skills. Test preparation manuals are available to pick up at the human resources office.

Step 3: After obtaining a passing score on the written test, you will participate in the physical agility test. The physical agility test will evaluate your physical strength and endurance. 

Step 4: Is a comprehensive oral interview. You will be interviewed in front of the Fire Chief and members of our pension board. After this step, you will be ranked by a point system, and we will hire from this pool for the next year. You will not know the order in which you are ranked. If you are not selected and hired from the testing pool the next year, you will have to re-apply during the next testing process.

The Goshen Fire Department will be accepting applications for our 2020 hiring pool, after January 2, 2019.

 Thank you for your time and good luck!

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

It is the policy of the City of Goshen to provide equal opportunity to its employees and all candidates for employment. Accordingly, the City will not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, physical appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or the known association with a known disabled individual.

THE CITY USES E-VERIFY

The City of Goshen participates in the E-Verify program to confirm the employment eligibility of all new employees.  The E-Verify program compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.