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Fire Career Opportunities

The City of Davenport is not currently hiring the position of firefighter.

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About the position:
Under general supervision performs work of routine difficulty in fire suppression and prevention and the maintenance of fire department property and equipment; and performs related work as required.

Addition information regarding the testing process can be found in the informational packet found below. 

Annual Pay: $58,500 per year effective July 1, 2022

NEW Residency Requirement:
Must reside within 20 miles of the corporate limits of the City of Davenport within one (1) year of hire and maintain residency throughout the duration of employment. Click here for the Residency Map (Download PDF reader) for further information. 

Tattoo Policy:
Tattoos are allowed, except on the head, neck, face and hands. A single ring tattoo (one per hand) is allowed. Tattoos must comply with the Department's Standard Operating Procedure.

The City of Davenport offers a comprehensive benefit package. The cost for the Firefighter family plan for medical, dental, vision and prescription is only $90.37 per month for 2022 and starts on the first day of employment.

Interested? Click here to apply and a make a different in your community.