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Civil Service Entry Level Exam for the Fire Department

October 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Civil Service Commission of the City of Van Wert, Ohio, will hold a competitive examination to create an eligibility list for the appointment of a Firefighter to the City Fire Department of Van Wert, Ohio, on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at 9 o’clock A.M. in the Council Chambers located in the Municipal Building at 515 East Main Street, Van Wert, Ohio.  The front door will open at 8:00 o’clock A.M.

All Persons wishing to take this examination must file an Application with the City Fire Department, City Building, 515 East Main Street, Van Wert, Ohio on or before 4:00 o’clock P.M., Friday, September 29, 2023.

Application packets will be available on Monday, August 14, 2023 at the Fire Department’s Watch Room, (first floor) in the Van Wert City Building during or after business hours.

The following are the requirements in the order to sit for the Examination:

  1. Applicant must be at least Eighteen (18) years of age by the date of the Examination;
  2. Applicant must be less than Thirty-five (35) years of age at the date of the Examination.  (Applicant cannot be appointed to a position on or after 35th birthday)
  3. Applicant must be a United States citizen or possess a valid permanent resident card.
  4. Applicant must have earned a high school degree or GED
  5. Applicant must possess a valid Driver’s License.



October 21, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm