Fire Department Employment Opportunities

The City of Maysville is accepting a pool of applicants for potential positions with the Maysville’s Fire Department.  These positions will be full-time and will be filled on an as needed basis. 

FIREFIGHTER/EMT

The successful candidate will have the desire and compassion to help others and to protect lives, property and the environment. 

The primary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Daily inspection, maintenance, and cleanliness of vehicles, equipment and station.
  • Performs all forms of emergency services to include but not limited to fire, basic and advanced life support, hazardous material, rescue, and public education events as directed.
  • Has daily contact with the public requiring the utmost tact and courtesy.
  • Required to make instantaneous decisions on all types of emergency situations requiring mature judgment and knowledge.
  • Tasks and duties as directed by the Shift Captain.
  • The position will be a 24/48 shift.
  • Required to attend mandatory trainings and in-house meetings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record
  • High School Diploma/GED certificate
  • Must have current CPAT (Candidate Physical Agility Test) certification or obtain certification prior to offer of employment.
  • Must have strong work ethic, interpersonal skills and ability to adapt to diverse circumstances.
  • Must pass a written exam, with a score of at least 70%, complete a panel interview and have an acceptable background check.
  • Must be Kentucky EMT Basic certified prior to appointment
  • Candidates must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Previous firefighting experience preferred.

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC

The primary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Daily inspection, maintenance, and cleanliness of vehicles, equipment and station.
  • Performs all forms of emergency services to include but not limited to fire, basic and advanced life support, hazardous material, rescue, and public education events as directed.
  • Has daily contact with the public requiring the utmost tact and courtesy.
  • Required to make instantaneous decisions on all types of emergency situations requiring mature judgment and knowledge.
  • Tasks and duties as directed by the Shift Captain.
  • The position will be a 24/48 shift.
  • Required to attend mandatory trainings and in-house meetings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous firefighting experience preferred.
  • Must be a Kentucky certified Paramedic and maintain certification.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Must have strong work ethic, interpersonal skills and ability to adapt to diverse circumstances.

To be eligible for hire, candidates must pass a background check, pre-employment physical, and drug screening.  Must have current CPAT (Candidate Physical Agility Test) certification or obtain certification prior to offer of employment or qualify for lateral transfer. 

FIRE LIEUTENANT

The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not limited to the following: 

  • Under direction, drives fire apparatus and operates related fire equipment; directs the activities of personnel and equipment on assigned fire engine; performs fire suppression and fire prevention duties; supervises immediate subordinates for the efficient application of manpower and equipment until relieved by a superior.
  • Ensures proper care and maintenance for equipment on assigned fire engines.
  • Assumes the regular responsibilities and duties of Captain in the absence of the Captain.
  • Performs fire prevention, fire suppression, rescue activities and emergency transport services.
  • Responds to fire, accident and disaster alarms and suppresses the extinguishes fires.
  • Performs equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Performs routine upkeep of building and its contents.
  • Attends training sessions and seminars to enhance and maintain self-knowledge of present and new methods and techniques of firefighting and emergency service functions; speaks to community groups and individuals to promote fire and safety prevention.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • IFSAC Firefighter I
  • IFSAC Firefighter II
  • IFSAC Hazmat Awareness
  • IFSAC Hazmat Operations
  • Must be Kentucky EMT Basic certified
  • Minimum of 2 years as a full-time career firefighter.  
  • Knowledge of department policies and procedures; inventory, fire apparatus operation and maintenance, tools, equipment and instruments utilized in firefighting and emergency operations.
  • Familiarity of geographical layout of city, locations of hydrants and pump pressure, fire suppression and prevention techniques, safety practices and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, act in stressful situations, sustain physical activity for prolonged periods of time under hazardous conditions.
  • Skilled in the area of operation of fire and emergency apparatus and equipment; and routine custodial methods, procedures and equipment.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.

 

For more information:

Contact Fire Chief Kevin Doyle at 606-564-2541 or email kevindoyle@maysvilleky.net

 

Please submit completed application to:

City of Maysville
Attn: Human Resources
216 Bridge St
Maysville, KY  41056

Or, email completed application to: rhondarose@maysvilleky.net

 Download application here: 

https://www.cityofmaysville.com/human-resources/application-for-employment/

 

The City of Maysville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.