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Employer: City of Emporia
Division: Fire
Job Title: Firefighter-Paramedic
Salary: $0 Hourly

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE:                     Firefighter-Paramedic

OPENING DATE:                     November 21, 2016

CLOSING DATE:                      Until Filled

BEGINNING SALARY:            Firefighter/Paramedic: $14.90 – $20.92 Depends on Qualifications


Under the supervision of a Fire Captain, the Firefighter-Paramedic performs specialized work in the prevention and suppression of fires and providing life saving services (EMS).  Firefighting work includes combating, extinguishing and preventing fires, operating and maintaining fire department equipment and apparatus.  Paramedic duties include responding with ambulance service to emergency medical service calls, transporting sick and injured persons in response area.  Duties follow prescribed policies and procedures, but independent judgment may be required in certain circumstances. Positions start out as part time until a full time slot opens                                                                           


  •           Must be at least 18 years of age;
  •            Possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
  •           Possess Kansas Paramedic Certification;
  •           Must possess valid driver’s license;
  •           Must  successfully complete aptitude, physical agility tests;
  •           Ability to communicate in a courteous manner and to work effectively with other employees, supervisors, and the public.
  •           Must be able to function calmly  under stressful situations;
  •           Must be a non-tobacco user;
  •           Upon pre-conditional offer of employment must pass physical exam & drug/alcohol screening;
  •           Must be resident of Lyon Co. or relocate upon employment.

If you need accommodations due to a disability please contact, City of Emporia ADA Coordinator at 620-343-4291

Vacancy Number: 20165

Open Date: 11/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: