Cherryvale Fire-Rescue is now accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic/EMT. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to: response to fire, hazardous conditions, technical rescue and medical emergencies, participation in fire code enforcement and inspections, supervised drills and training in firefighting and EMS skills with the opportunity to instruct, maintenance of equipment and apparatus, routine care of building and grounds, and public safety education activities.
This full-time position requires a High School diploma or GED and minimum of Kansas Paramedic or EMT certification. Firefighter 1 certification is preferred, but not required at time of employment. Firefighter 1 certification will be obtained within the first year of employment. Candidates must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and possess a valid Kansas Driver’s License. Candidates must have a clean driving record, with no drug or alcohol related violations, and no disqualifying criminal histories.
Successful candidates will work 48/96 shift and complete a pre-employment medical examination, background check, and drug screen. The City of Cherryvale offers competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance, as well as KPERS retirement and options for FSA and 457 Comp Plan.
If you have any questions about the position, or the application process, please contact Captain Trent King Monday-Friday during business hours at (620) 336-2121 or any time via email at email@example.com, or Fire Chief Joe Rexwinkle via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.