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Recruit Firefighter/EMT

Scott County Government
Georgetown, KY Full-time
Posted on August 25, 2019

Recruit Firefighter/EMT

Scott County Government is accepting applications for recruit firefighter/EMT.

Job Skills / Requirements

Scott County Government is seeking individuals to provide for protection of life and property through the suppression and prevention of fires in response to emergency calls. Duties include responding to scenes of fires, disasters or other emergency incidents; protecting life and property through controlling, extinguishing and preventing fires; providing emergency medical services and care; regularly maintaining firefighting equipment, apparatus, stations and quarters. In emergency situations, performs hazardous tasks requiring strenuous physical exertion for extended periods of time in cramped surroundings, hot and smoky environments with limited visibility and at considerable heights. Work schedule is 24 hours on duty, followed by 48 hours off duty. 

Position requires graduation from high school or possession of a GED. Individuals must also be 19 years of age by the application deadline date and possess a valid driver’s license from the current state of residence. Preference will be given to:

1.) Certified professional firefighters who have completed 400 hours of training in accordance with the Kentucky Commission on Fire Protection Standards and Education, and/or;

2.) Candidates who possess Kentucky Emergency Medical Technician certification. Candidates will be required to obtain EMT certification during the recruit training period. 

Education Requirements (Any)

High school diploma or GED.

Scott County Government is an equal opportunity employer.