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ELKHART, GOSHEN, NAPPANEE MAYORS SUPPORT NEW COUNTY HEALTH PROTOCOLS WITH ENFORCEMENT

Friday, December 4, 2020

The Mayors of Elkhart, Goshen and Nappanee will each bring a city ordinance to their councils that will support both the Elkhart County Commissioners’ Restated Ordinance 2020-38, and the Elkhart County Health Department’s new protocols to eliminate COVID-19 from our community. Mayor Jeremy Stutsman,... more

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Governing Body: Goshen Common CouncilDate and Time of Meeting: Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:00 p.m.Place of Meeting: Virtual Webinar via Zoom Softwarehttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/87149766078Or Telephone:+1 301 715 8592 or+1 312 626 6799Webinar ID: 871 4976 6078 Pursuant to the provisions of the Open... more

LAST LEAF PICKUP BEGINS MONDAY DECEMBER 7

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The Goshen Street Department will make one last round of leaf collecting beginning Monday, December 7. Residents who miss this round can still take their leaves to the Environmental Center. Located at 20100 CR 19, the center accepts brush and leaves, loose or in bags, at no charge to Goshen... more

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Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, December 7, 2020, 2:00pm

To access a live stream of this meeting, copy and paste the following link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89932389366

City Council Special Meeting

Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:00pm

To view a stream of this meeting, copy and paste the following link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87149766078 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13017158592,,87149766078# or +13126266799,,87149766078# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 Webinar ID: 871 4976 6078

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 3:00pm

To access a live streaming of this meeting, copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88473622441

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 EITHER Indiana State Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic) OR Firefighter I & II certified 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. 

Physical Agility Description

Physical Agility Video

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 Thursday, July1, 2021.

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.