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Company: City of Ottawa
Location: Ottawa
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary: Duties of the Firefighter/EMT include protection of life and property by combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires, as well as providing emergency medical care when needed. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the supervising officer but requires thorough individual understanding of firefighting methods and EMT duties.How to Apply: - - - - - Complete On-Line Application at Applicants must thoroughly -complete the job application detailing job history. - Please do not put see attached resume in application. -Date Opened: - - - May 19, 2023Date Closed: - - - - -Open Until FilledHours: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 24 Hour Shifts; 212 hours every 28 days/2756 hours per year.Pay Range: - - - - - - - - - - - Grade 10F - $14.18 to $20.56 - Annual Compensation based on 2756 hours $39,080.08 to $56,663.36Additional Starting Pay Incentives:

2% Associate's Degree4% Bachelor's Degree7% Master's DegreeCity Staff will contact applicants regarding the next steps of the recruitment process: written exam, -panel interview, - physical agility test and Chief's interview. Every applicant MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE, PROOF OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED or TRANSCRIPTS, PROOF OF CURRENT KANSAS or NATIONAL EMT CERTIFICATION and FF I (IFSAC) or PROBOARD. -MUST ATTACH PROOF OF CURRENT KANSAS EMT CERTIFICATION, FF, IFSAC -OR PROBOARD CERTIFICATES TO APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION.No exceptions will be made.Automatic Disqualifiers: -
Applicants who fail the written entrance examination can re-apply during the next recruitment process; however, applicants who fail the written entrance examination a total of two (2) times consecutively are not eligible to re-apply for a period of two (2) years from the date of the last examination attempt.Applicants that are successful in the panel interview will proceed to a Chief's interview. - If the applicant is not selected for hire, that applicant is not eligible for a Firefighter/EMT position with the City of Ottawa for a period of two (2) years from the date of the Chief's interview.Applicants selected for the one (1) year eligibility list will be contacted if a position opens within that one-year time frame. - If an applicant is interested in a position at that time, they will be asked to come in for another Chief's interview. - If the applicant is not successful after the Chief's interview, that applicant will not be eligible for a Firefighter/EMT position for two (2) years from the date of the last Chief's interview.Residency Requirements: Regular part-time and regular full-time employees shall, within one year of date of hire, establish and maintain residency within a driving distance of 35 miles of the Ottawa City Hall, and within the state of Kansas.Additional Information:High School Diploma or GED is required. - Requires a valid Kansas driver's license and insurable by the City's insurance carrier.Must possess and maintain throughout employment a Kansas or National EMT or higher certification and complete all other assigned trainings.Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3634 at least two days prior to the scheduled test or interview.The City of Ottawa is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: City of Ottawa, Lawrence , Firefighter/EMT-B, Healthcare , Ottawa, Kansas

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