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Cedar Rapids Fire Dept to accept applications

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - The Cedar Rapids Fire Department will begin accepting applications for firefighter positions Monday.

Applications are available on the department's website, www.cedar-rapids.org/fire, and can also be picked up at the Cedar Rapids Central Fire Station, located at 713 First Ave. SE, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Applicants must read an informational packet before completing their application.  The  packet will be included with the application when picked up in-person or may be downloaded from the city's website.  Completed applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27.

Firefighter candidates must have either a State of Iowa or National Registry EMT certification and be a certified Firefighter I by the date of the written examination, which will be held Monday, April 13.

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