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Employer: City of Newton
Division: Fire/EMS
Job Title: Firefighter EMT and/or Firefighter Paramedic
Salary: $0 


Job Description:

Firefighter EMT and/or Firefighter Paramedic

Type:Full Time

Posted Date:08/08/2017

Deadline to Apply:08/28/2017

Reports To:  Fire/EMS Lieutenant or Captain    

Pay Range: Firefighter EMT Non-exempt $13.33-$18.03
                  Firefighter Paramedic Non-exempt $16.42-$22.22

Posted:     Aug. 7, 2017                    Closes:     Aug. 28, 2017

The Newton, KS Fire/EMS Department will accept applications for the positions of Firefighter EMT and/or Firefighter Paramedic beginning Tuesday, August 8, 2017 and ending Monday, August 28, 2017.  Minimum qualifications for application are:

    Current certification as a Kansas or Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B), EMT-Advanced, or EMT-Paramedic
    Affirmation of NFPA 1001 (Firefighter I) training
    Current (within one year) certification of successful Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) completion
    Score of at least 70% on each Ergometric Fire Team Test component:
o    Human Relations
o    Mechanical Reasoning
o    Reading
o    Math
EMS certification, FF I, CPAT and Ergometric Fire Team Test results must be on file with Newton Fire/EMS on or before Friday, Sept 15, 2017 at 1500 hours.  
    Valid driver’s license
    High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate of high school equivalency

Residency requirements apply to this position; successful applicants must live within 40 miles of the intersection of First Street and Main Street in Newton, KS within 12 months from date of hire.

Information regarding CPAT and Ergonomic Fire Team testing may be found at www.hutchcc.edu/public-safety/fire-science/cpat or by calling 620-728-4460.  

The successful candidate must be able to pass a background check, drug screen and a physical.  They must also have a valid State of Kansas driver’s license.

The City of Newton offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits including health insurance plan, KP&F retirement, life insurance plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and certain holidays.

Please make application at www.hrepartners.com
To view the full job descriptions: Firefighter/EMT    Firefighter/Paramedic

The City of Newton is an EEO/ADAAA employer.



Vacancy Number: 080817

Open Date: 8/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 8/28/2017 11:59:59 PM