Emergency Hiring Process Now Open!


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Mark Baumgardner
September 9th, 2022 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Crown Point Fire Department Launches Emergency Hiring Process

Crown Point – The Crown Point Fire Department will be accepting applications for firefighter/paramedics. The application opens Friday, September 9th, 2022, and closes at 4 pm Friday, September 23rd, 2022.


  • Licensed Paramedic
  • Certified Firefighter
  • Eligible for 1977 Police & Firefighters Pension (PERF)


  • 90-Day Probation Pay $59,033.52
  • 2022 Firefighter/Paramedic Base Pay: $67,467
  • 2022 PERF 77 Pension Base Salary: $79,000
  • 2023 Firefighter/Paramedic Base Pay: $70,166 (4% Raise)
  • 2023 PERF 77 Pension Base Salary: $81,120 (4% Raise)
  • 24/48 Work Schedule
  • Built-in Overtime
  • 10 Holidays with Double Time and a Half Holiday Pay
  • Day off for your birthday
  • $800 clothing allowance (Department provides structural firefighting gear)
  • Low-Cost, City-Sponsored Medical Insurance
  • 1977 Police & Firefighters Pension Fund
  • 457 Retirement Match
  • Wellness Program


  1. Fill out the initial applicant information card here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdbJU5zh6f1EZKyyxNnqXjwc8mizuoGSwWr9oidpffFm6ybYw/viewform
  2. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you will be emailed a full application packet within 2-3 business days
  3. Full applications along with copies of certificates and resumes will be due back by Friday, October 7th, 2022 at 4 pm. (Additional information will be provided with the application packet)
  4. You will be notified for interviews the week of October 24th. 
  5. The top candidates from the initial interviews will interview with the Mayor's Office, date to be determined. 
  6. The top candidates will be offered a conditional offer of employment. 

Your privacy is important to us. This emergency hiring process will be a confidential process. Names of applicants will not be made public until a conditional offer of employment is accepted.