Friday, April 19, 2019
The west side of the 200 block of South Main Street. The City of Goshen took ownership of Madison Street and Main Street, between Madison and Pike streets on Friday, April 19, as the designation of US 33 moved to the new overpass. Changes will not be immediately noticeable, but plans to modify Main... more
Thursday, April 18, 2019
The Street Department is located at 475 Steury Avenue In conjunction with the Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s Beautify Goshen Week, the Goshen Street Department will be making additional disposal services available to assist city residents in their “Beautify Goshen” tasks. This free service is offered... more
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Walsh & Kelly is scheduled to install permanent striping inside the westbound lane of Third Street between Main Street and Jefferson Street the week of April 15. This work is being done in advance of transferring Third Street to the Indiana Department of Transportation. more
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;
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.