Help wanted: Firefighter/paramedic or Firefighter/EMT

Help wanted: Firefighter/paramedic or EMT.

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 $41,569 and for Firefighter/EMT is $35,744 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    Application deadline is August 21, 2020 at 5 p.m.

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

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