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Firefighter/Paramedic and Firefighter/EMT

Employment Opportunities

The City of Florence, Kentucky Fire/EMS Department is currently accepting applications for the positions of Firefighter/Paramedic and Firefighter/EMT. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, have a valid driver’s license, high school diploma or its equivalent.  Must be 21 years of age at date of hire. Must be certified by the Kentucky Fire Commission as having completed 150-hour Firefighter Certification or have an equivalent certification from another state nationally recognized accrediting agency. Must meet current Kentucky CPAT requirements and pass entry level Fire/EMS examination, as well as further assessments consisting of oral interview, psychological assessment,  and physical exam with drug/alcohol screen upon acceptance. Candidate must possess and maintain their appropriate level of EMS certification, Paramedic or EMT. Starting salary for Firefighter/Paramedic $54,925 plus $4,000 state incentive. Starting salary for Firefighter/EMT $47,537 plus $4,000 state incentive.  Lateral transfers are available for experienced personnel. Excellent benefit package.  Application deadline 7/21/17 to the Finance Department. Application available from the Finance Department at 8100 Ewing Blvd., Florence, KY  41042 or on-line at our website, www.florence-ky.gov.  Applicants must include an application, resume and a copy of all certifications. EOE