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Wellington Fire & EMS Department
The City of Wellington Fire & EMS employs 15 shift personnel, three
administrative staff and 4 reserves. The department responds on an average to
1200 EMS calls and 1000 fire calls annually to an EMS coverage area of 442
square miles and a Fire coverage area of 160 square miles. Staff work 24 hour
shifts and must reside within 15 minutes of the fire station.
The City of Wellington offers KP& F retirement, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation
and sick leave, Christmas savings plan with city participation, sick leave
incentives, and opportunities for overtime. The city also pays the employee
share of health, dental, and eyecare insurance and offers a wellness program.
Life insurance and disability coverage is provided through the Firefighters
Association and KP & F.
Visit our website at cityofwellington.net for more information about the fire
department, our community and to check of the availability of positions with the
For further information on the City of Wellington contact the Human Resource
Department at 620 326-2811 or the Fire Chief at 620 326-7443.
To Apply For/Testing-go to the Kansas Fire Service Partnership site at
hrepartners.com for instructions on testing procedures and the application.
Minimum Position Requirements Include:
Age: 18 minimum
Education: High School Diploma or GED
Medical Technician-Basic EMT-B or Kansas Mobile Intensive Care Technician MICT
certification or attending a paramedic class
Residency requirement: Reside
within 15 minutes of the fire station
Written Entrance Examination: Successful
completion of written exam administered by Hutchinson Community College Fire
Serve Training with a successful overall score of 70%
Assessment Test: Successful completion and current certification of the CPAT
test-this test is offered by Hutchinson Community College
Applicant must pass a post-conditional job offer drug screening
Examination: Applicant must pass a post-conditional job offer physicians
Drivers License: Must possess a valid Kansas drivers
license or ability to obtain a valid Kansas drivers license within 30 days of
Criminal Background Check: Applicant subject to a criminal
Firefighter I Certification: Must obtain IFSAC Firefighter I
certification within 6 months of employment
City of Wellington is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace