FireFighter/EMT/Hazaardous Materials Technician

CITY OF COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA   Columbus, NE   Full-time     Emergency Med Tech / Paramedics
Posted on December 25, 2021
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Firefighter/EMT/Hazardous Materials Technician
Fire Department, Columbus, NE

The City of Columbus, Nebraska, is accepting applications for several positions.

Civil Service testing will take place on Thursday, February 10, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. Applicants must be at least 19 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent. College level course work in fire science, fire admin or related field is desirable. Any combination of education, training and experience which produces the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job and related to the essential functions of the position. Required to pass security background check, physical exam and required immunizations.

Responsible for responding to fire alarms, medical emergencies, hazardous materials, technical rescue and other calls to protect life and property; to participate in fire prevention and training, and to maintain the fire station and firefighting equipment.

This is a Civil Service position and requires the following tests:

Competitive written
and physical test:
Thursday, February 10, 2022, 9:00 a.m
Columbus Fire Station
4630 Howard Blvd, Columbus Nebraska
Practice of the Physical Agility Test:
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 1-5p.m (each date)
Training Tower
1601 Bill Babka Drive, Columbus Nebraska
for the applicants that want to practice the physical test.

A Civil Service interview for passing score candidates will take place on a later date to be announced.

Applications can be obtained in the following ways:
In Person:
City Building, HR Department
2424 14 St, Columbus, Nebraska, 68601


Return applications by Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Base rate is approximately $43,820 - $61,596 with an additional $576/month Paramedic comp and opportunity for overtime.