The City of Fort Wright is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic. This position will be responsible for duties including, but not limited to, fire prevention/suppression, emergency medical duties, rescue, report preparation, equipment maintenance, etc. These individuals will report directly to the Fire/EMS Chief and/or his designee and must perform skilled responsibilities for a department that has approximately 1500 service calls per year.
The successful candidate should possess a high school diploma or equivalency; A Valid Driver’s License; Current National Registry Paramedic Certification or KY Paramedic Certification; ACLS, CPR, and PALS Certifications; KY 400 HR Certification or Firefighter I and II Certification; CPAT Card (KY Firefighter laterals are exempt). All applicable certifications should be supplemented by proven responsible Fire Rescue/EMS work, or any combination of training and experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities.
This is a 24/48 hour shift rotation including a Kelly Day, that involves hazardous work in inclement weather conditions.
Starting Salary (DOQ) for each position is $51,000, plus 416 hours of regularly scheduled over-time and a $4,000 state hazardous duty incentive. Excellent benefit package provided, which currently includes the following:
- Employer provided Medical w HSA, Dental, and Vision Package or Health Insurance Waiver Incentive
- 11 Paid Holidays
- Uniforms Provided
- On-site Fitness Facility
- Longevity Pay
- Life Insurance Benefits
- Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
- 24/48 hour shift with Kelly Day
- Social Security Tax Exempt and KY CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement
- Low Employee Payroll Tax
Applications should be submitted along with your resume to COFW Fire/EMS Dept, Attn: Chief Schewe, 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY 41011 or via email to [email protected].
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Application deadline is no later than 5:00 PM, Wednesday, May 12th, 2021.
Equal Opportunity Employer