Firefighter Paramedic

**Mark your calendar with the following dates**

April 19th – Applications Due
April 25th - 27th – On-site Physical Fitness & Written Testing
May 9th - 10th – Oral Board Interviews
May 22nd – Active eligibility list


DEPARTMENT

Fire and Rescue

SUMMARY

The Firefighter - Paramedic is a dual role position having emergency medical care responsibilities in addition to firefighter duties. Depending on the nature of the emergency, the Firefighter - Paramedic will suppress fires, perform rescues and extrication, provide basic and advanced life support medical intervention, and other hazard control activities. Work is often carried out under stressful conditions in the presence of physical, environmental, contagious disease, and chemical hazards.

qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent at time of application.
  • By date  of hire, must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid driver's license.
  • By date of hire, must possess and maintain State of Nebraska EMT-Paramedic license throughout duration of employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • By date of hire must possess and maintain State of Nebraska EMT – Paramedic license throughout duration of employment.
  • Valid Nebraska driver’s license along with ability to be insured by the city’s insurance carrier to drive city vehicles.
  • Firefighter I and Firefighter II (IFSAC or ProBoard certified) must be obtained within 1 year of hire.
  • NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 must be obtained within 6 months of hire.

If offered a conditional offer of employment, the following items must be completed:  a thorough background investigation, drug screen, medical examination, physical assessment, psychological examination, fingerprinting, and sign an employment commitment agreement.

Residency Requirement

None

HOURS

The Hastings Fire and Rescue Department operates with three shifts. Each shift is on duty for 24 hours, and off for 48 hours. Employees are required to work holidays and weekends. Wages are based on 54 hours per week.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested individuals may apply online (link available at top of this page).

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1228 N Denver Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
402-462-3535

Deadline to apply: 5:00 pm CST, April 19, 2024.

EOE/M/F/D/Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace/E-verify Participant
This position is subject to veteran's preference per Neb. statute 48-225 thru 48-227.