The Wellington Fire & EMS Department is accepting applications for (3) Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic positions. These positions are new to the department. Applicants must be currently certified as a Kansas EMT or will be certified as a paramedic by June of 2015.. Applicants must be an IFSAC or ProBoard certified Firefighter I or the ability to obtain that certification within 9 months. Applicants must attend a physical ability test or a current CPAT will be accepted and pass a written exam with a 70% score administered by Hutchinson Community College Fire Science. Interviews and physical ability test will be scheduled shortly after the application deadline. Starting salary for a Firefighter/EMT is $32,656 and Firefighter/Paramedic is $40,331. Salary increase after 6 months based on evaluation. A total of 268 hours of scheduled overtime annually is possible in addition to the annual salary.
Wellington Fire & EMS employs 15 full time personnel, two administrative staff and 3 reserves. The department responds on an average to 1300 EMS calls and 1100 fire calls annually. Staff work 24 hour shifts and must reside within 15 minutes of the fire station within 6 months.
The City of Wellington offers KP& F retirement, 10 paid holidays, vacation, Christmas savings plan, sick time incentive, and ample opportunities for overtime. The city pays the employee share of health insurance.
Apply and review the City of Wellington Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic position requirements at http://www.hrepartners.com Application deadline is October 24th, 2014 at 5:00 PM.
Contact Tim Hay at 620 326-7443 with any questions concerning this position.