Job Opening – Firefighter/Paramedic – Wellington Fire Department

The Wellington Fire & EMS Department is accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedic.  Applicants must be currently certified as a Paramedic or will complete Paramedic class in May 2015.  Applicants must be a certified Firefighter I or the ability to obtain that certification within 9 months.   Applicants must attend a physical ability test or a current CPAT will be accepted.  Applicants must pass a written test administered by Hutchinson Community College with a 70% score.  Interviews and physical ability test will be scheduled shortly after the application deadline.   Starting annual salary is $40,533 with a salary step increase after 6 months.  A total of 268 hours of scheduled overtime annually is possible in addition to the annual salary.

Wellington Fire & EMS employs 18 full time personnel, and two administrative staff.  The department responds on an average to 1300 EMS calls and 1100 fire calls annually.  Staff work 24 hour shifts and must reside within 15 minutes 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, and  opportunities for overtime.  The city pays the employee share of health insurance.

Apply and review the City of Wellington Firefighter/Paramedic position requirements at    Application deadline is May 8th, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

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

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