Job Opening – Firefighter/EMT – Dodge City Fire Department


The City of Dodge City is accepting applications for the position of firefighter/EMT. Applications will be used to fill vacant positions and to establish an eligibility list for future reference. Starting salary is $12.85 per hour ($37,419 annually) plus City benefit package, including single/family health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and KP&F retirement program. Position responds to alarms and emergency medical calls to protect life and property, trains on and operates fire fighting and emergency response equipment and participates in fire prevention programs.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must possess a high school degree or equivalency, valid state driver’s license with a good driving record, and Kansas or National Registry EMT certification. NFPA Firefighter I, II and Hazmat operations certifications preferred. Previous experience and bilingual skills preferred but not required. Applicants must be able to perform heavy physical work, including lifting up to 75 lbs., and be able to perform a variety of movements.

Applications are being accepted to fill vacant positions and build an eligibility list. Required testing for qualified applicants will include physical agility, written testing and an oral board. For more information concerning the testing or to schedule testing, please contact Chief Robert Heinz at Fire Station #1 (620) 225-8187 or e-mail

Please apply online via A resume may be inserted into the online application. Should accommodations be needed to receive or complete the online application, please contact Human Resources, City of Dodge City, PO Box 880, Dodge City, Kansas 67801, or call (620) 225-8100 or email Background check, substance abuse screening and post offer physicals performed. Must confirm USCIS employment eligibility (I-9) upon hire. EOE


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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