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Employer: City of Hays
Division: Fire Department
Job Title: Full-Time Firefighter
Salary: $37238.00 Annually

Job Description:

The City of Hays is looking for the next energetic full-time Firefighter.  If you are looking for a rewarding hands-on career, this is the job for you! This position responds to emergency situations including fires, persons trapped, hazardous conditions, & medical emergencies. This position also inspects equipment daily, conducts safety training for the public, inspects fire hydrants, & completes all necessary training. After completion of the training period, this position works 24-hour shifts every third day. Weekend & holiday work is required. Firefighters are expected to respond to major emergency calls when off-duty.   

Aptitude & physical tests & background investigations will be conducted. Next available aptitude & physical test is scheduled for Saturday, December 9th. Applicants will receive more information about the testing process when application is received. Job offers contingent on pre-employment physical exam & drug screening.


Valid  driver’s license & High School Degree or GED required with a technical degree or some college credit preferred. The ideal candidate would have the ability to read & interpret written instructions, have strong communication & mechanical skills. This position requires Firefighter I & EMT certifications within 12 months of employment & Driver Operator & Firefighter II within 24 months.  Firefighters must establish their primary residence within the approved district within six-months of appointment.  

Compensation & Benefits

Full Pay Range: $37,238 - $55,828 with additional overtime & promotion opportunities available. Placement within the pay range based on experience. The City of Hays offers great benefits including family health insurance, paid time off, KP&F retirement & holidays.  

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted online at www.haysusa.com or in City Hall, 1507 Main, Hays, KS until December 1, 2017.  Questions about the position may be sent to Alissa Disney at hr@haysusa.com or by calling 785-628-7320. EEO

Vacancy Number: hays 17-17

Open Date: 11/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 12/1/2017 11:59:59 PM