Job Opening – Firefighter – Parsons Fire Department

Firefighter Opening! Start your career today at Parsons Fire Department with competitive wages, 24 hours on and 48 hours off. You get competitive wages plus health insurance, holiday pay, life insurance, and vacation. Application packets are available at Parsons Fire Dept. 1819 Washington Ave, Parsons, Kansas 67357 or call 620-421-7050 for assistance. Applications are to be returned to Parsons Fire Department no later than January 31, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Testing will be held February 10, 2018. 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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