The city is hosting a job fair for anyone interested in joining Akron’s police or fire departments.
The event will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Job Center, 1040 E. Tallmadge Ave. Recruiters will be on hand to speak with prospective applicants and assistant with online applications. Applicants are encouraged to bring an updated resume.
In September, Mayor Don Plusquellic said the city intends to hire about 40 police officers and about 38 firefighters. Age restrictions for police is 21 to 31 years old. For firefighters, the range is 18 to 31 years old.
For more information and more details on eligibility requirements, call the city personnel department at 330-375-2720.