Friday, January 17, 2020
The Goshen Common Council passed Resolution 2020-01 on January 7, 2020 declaring the designation of the Benteler III Economic Revitalization Area at 910 Eisenhower Drive South, Goshen, Indiana for the purpose of phasing-in certain personal property taxes in connection with the installation of new manufacturing... more
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
All City of Goshen offices will be closed Monday, January 20, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash collection services WILL CONTINUE AS REGULARLY SCHEDULED on Monday and the rest of the week. The Board of Works meeting scheduled for Monday, January 20, has been canceled due... more
Friday, January 10, 2020
With the weather forecast calling for extended and intense periods of rain this weekend and Monday, the City of Goshen is monitoring areas that may be affected by flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for areas in Elkhart County, including some within Goshen’s city... 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 2021 hiring pool, until Friday, July 2.
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.