Job Opening – Firefighter/EMT – Cherryvale Fire-Rescue

Cherryvale Fire-Rescue is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT. Paramedic certification is not required, but preferred. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to: response to fire, hazardous conditions, technical rescue and medical emergencies, participation in fire code enforcement and inspections, supervised drills and training in firefighting and EMS skills with the opportunity to instruct, maintenance of equipment and apparatus, routine care of building and grounds, and public safety education activities.

This full-time position requires a High School or GED diploma and minimum of Kansas EMT certification. Candidates must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and possess a valid Kansas Driver’s License. Candidates must have a clean driving record, with no drug or alcohol related violations, and no disqualifying criminal histories.

Successful candidates must be willing to meet residency requirements and complete a pre-employment medical examination, background check, and drug screen. Salary is competitive and will be based on certifications and experience. The City of Cherryvale offers an excellent benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance, as well as KPERS retirement and options for FSA and 457 Comp Plan.

Applications will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 9th, 2014. To apply, please visit and follow the link for Employment under the How Do I? feature across the top of the page.

If you have any questions about the position, or the application process, please contact Chief Jesse Reed Monday-Friday during business hours at (620) 336-2121 or any time via e-mail at


Gwen Romine, KSFFA Webmaster

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