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The Marion Fire Department Career firefighters are Civil Service employees and must successfully complete Civil Service testing prior consideration.  

Official notification of testing opportunities will be advertised in the Cedar Rapids Gazette, the Des Moines Register and the City of Marion website Employment page.


To Apply:

After the testing date has been officially advertised, prospective candidates must adhere to the following process:

1. Complete the Application on the City of Marion website Employment page
2. Submit application to the following:

  • City Clerk's Office, 1225 6th Avenue, Marion, IA 52302
  • Via email


Next Step:

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 the City Clerk's Office at 319-743-6327 or the Marion Fire Department at 319-377-8237.

Career Firefighter Job Description
Civil Service Test Description

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