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Derby Fire Department

Derby Fire Department

THE CITY OF DERBY

With a current population of approximately 21,000 residents, Derby, Kansas is the second-largest city in Sedgwick County and one of the fastest growing communities in the state.

Once labeled as just another suburban bedroom community, Derby has grown beyond its residential offerings and developed into a retail center for the surrounding areas. Situated just a few minutes south of Wichita, Derby is accessible from the Kansas Turnpike and Kansas Highway K-15 and is served by air from Mid-Continent Airport.

THE DERBY FIRE DEPARTMENT

The City has two fire stations. Fire Station # 1, built in 1988, is located on the west side of the City. Fire Station # 2 was built in 2002 and is located near the growing east side of the city on Rock Road.

All interested candidates must complete the Kansas Fire Service Partnership Job Application Profile and testing process.

FIREFIGHTERS

The City is looking for candidates who are interested in a career in firefighting. Candidates must have previous firefighting experience, FF1 certification, EMT certification and a desire to help others.

Fire personnel will perform technical and professional services for the residents of Derby. Candidates must also have the ability and dedication to go into the public sector (schools, churches, community organizations) and educate the community about fire prevention and protection.

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

Work Schedule: The work schedule is 24 hours on duty, then 48 hours off duty, Example of a typical work schedule: On duty 7:00 am Monday to 7:00 a.m. Tuesday. Off Tuesday and Wednesday, then on duty again at 7:00 a.m. Thursday.

CITY OF DERBY BENEFITS INCLUDE:

The City has a competitive vacation policy. Employees are paid bi-weekly and have 26 pay periods per year.

The City of Derby is an Equal Opportunity Employer

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions about employment with the City of Derby please contact:

Jenny Thrush
Human Resources Manager
City of Derby
611 Mulberry
Derby, Kansas, 67042-0792
316-776-0401
jennythrush@derbyweb.com (e-mail)