Job Opening – Firefighter – Parsons Fire Department

Spring into a new career with the Parsons Fire Department. Position opening for full-time Firefighter. Works 24 hours on, 48 hours off. Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, vacation, sick and holiday pay. Applications available at Municipal Building, 112 S. 17th, Fire Station 1, 1819 Washington, Parsons, KS 67357 or on the City of Parsons Website. Return applications to Parsons Fire Department. Apply by May 1, 2017. Call 620 421 7050 for additional information. EOE

Must obtain, and maintain for the duration of employment, a Kansas Emergency Medical Technician Certification within 24 months. -You will be responsible for the cost of the class, but you will be allowed time off of shift to attend. Class attendance outside of shift time will be on your own.

Submit to a criminal background check.

Provide proof of High School graduation or completed GED.

Be 18 years of age or older at time of job offering.

Upon offer of the position, pass a medical examination, and drug test.

Obtain a valid Kansas driver’s license before employment and maintain a Kansas Class B for the duration of employment.

Move to, or live within the residency boundary area (15 mile radius from 16th and Main) within 6 months (extension to 1 year with City Manager approval of extenuating circumstances).

Obtain Firefighter I certification within 1 year, and Firefighter II certification within 2 years.

Obtain Hazardous Materials Operation Level certification within 1 year. Hazardous Materials Technician Level within 3 years.

Sign agreement not to use tobacco on duty for the duration of employment.

Copies of all documents, certifications, and other pertinent information should be included with your application, e.g.-EMT certificate, driver’s license copy, high school diploma or GED certificate, and job related certificates or transcripts.

The hiring process includes a physical test, written test, and interview.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
KSFFA’s Fire News Blog Home Page

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