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Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/EMT - City of Wellington

08/18/2021 11:52 AM | Kari Presley (Administrator)

The Wellington Fire & EMS Department is accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/EMT.  Applicants must be currently certified as an Emergency Medical Technician.  Applicants must be a certified Firefighter I or the ability to obtain that certification within 12 months.   Applicants must attend a physical ability test or a current CPAT will be accepted.  Interviews and physical ability test will be scheduled shortly after the application deadline.   Firefighter/EMT applicants will be required to attend paramedic class 1 year after hire.  A paramedic scholarship from the department is available. Starting annual salary for a Firefighter/Paramedic is $42,650 and for Firefighter/EMT is $36,455 this does not include FLSA overtime.  Salary step increase after 6 months and 1 year.

Wellington Fire & EMS employs 19 full time personnel, and one administrative staff.  The department responds on an average to 2000 EMS calls and 1300 fire calls annually.  Staff work 24 hour shifts and must reside within 20 miles of the fire station within 6 months. 

The City of Wellington offers KP& F retirement, 10 paid holidays, vacation, Christmas savings plan, sick time incentive, health insurance and opportunities for overtime.   

Apply and review the position requirements, at cityofwellington.net    Application deadline is September 3rd, 2021 at 5:00 PM.    

Contact Tim Hay at 620 326-7443 with any questions concerning this position.

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