Firefighter - Paramedic

  • Vacancies: Yes Position(s) Available
  • Wage: $1,852.85 - $2,533.36 bi-weekly
  • Benefits Offered
  • Testing Required With Appointment
  • Available Until: 5:00 p.m CST, March 9, 2020


Fire and Rescue


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.


  • 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.

Lateral entry credit available with the following full-time, career Firefighter-Paramedic experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years but less than four (4) years:  Step 3
  • Four (4) years or more:  Step 4

Experience must be verifiable.  IFSAC or ProBoard certification to Firefighter I.

Testing is by invitation only.  Qualifying applicants will be notified by email.

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.


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.


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

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1228 N Denver Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

Deadline to apply: March 9 , 2020, 5:00 pm, CST

Testing is scheduled for March 27th and March 28th.

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.

Contact Us

City of Hastings Human Resources
City of Hastings
1228 N. Denver Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 462-3698