Extra-Board Firefighter Opportunity

Kevin PowellCity, Jobs

Upon Recruit Graduation
$15.16 per hour For FF/AEMT
$16.43 per hour For FF/Paramedic

RESPONSIBILITIES: An employee in this class performs specialized firefighting and emergency medical duties under emergency conditions. Work is performed under the direct supervision of superior officers but requires thorough individual understanding of firefighting methods and emergency medical procedures. The employee is responsible for assisting in maintenance of fire and emergency medical equipment, response apparatus and crew quarters. Performance is evaluated by the department officers’ observation.

The position of Extra-Board Firefighter serves as a paid, part-time employee who must report to duty if called upon on assigned days. There is no guarantee of hours beyond classes and training. The position of Extra-Board Firefighter acts as the hiring list for future full-time Firefighter openings with the City of Lawrence.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years of age, have a High School diploma or G.E.D and be Kansas or National Registry EMT or Paramedic. Paramedic preferred but not required.  Must possess a valid Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) at time of application.  This position requires a valid operator’s license with qualifying driving record, and the ability to obtain a Class B or equivalent license within six months of employment.  Must demonstrate mental and physical health as required by position; and have an excellent work history and attendance record as determined by previous employer and other reference checks. The successful applicant will be required to pass a background check, drug screen and a post-offer medical evaluation in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1582 chapter 6.1.1.  Upon hire the Extra-Board Firefighter must sign a No Tobacco Use Agreement.

Benefits:     KP&F Retirement, Health and Life insurance options.

Open Until Filled