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Please follow the applications guidelines listed below.


Individuals desiring to take the Marion Fire Department entrance test must follow a designated procedure. Official notification of testing opportunities will be advertised in the Cedar Rapids Gazette and Des Moines Register. Job postings will also appear on the City of Marion website. Prospective candidates must adhere to the following process:

  1. After the testing date has been officially advertised, applications to take the test must be picked up at Marion City Hall at 1225 6th Avenue in Marion.

  2. Complete the application and return it to Marion City Hall prior to the advertised deadline.  


  3. Applicants will be notified by letter regarding the time and date of the examinations.

If you have any questions regarding the application procedure, please contact Marion City Hall at 319-743-6300 or the Marion Fire Department at 319-377-8237.

Career Firefighter Job Description
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