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Welcome to Fern Creek Fire & EMS! We are excited that you have taken your first steps to pursuing a career with our organization. Current opening will be listed below. Even if there are no current openings, we are always accepting applications. Once we have your application someone will reach out to you when hiring process begins.

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Lateral Transfer Firefighter

Benefits

Starting Salary: $42,721.23 (Plus $4,300 State incentive if Applicable)

24/48 shifts

Fully paid family insurance:

Health, Dental, & Vision

Short- and long-term disability insurance

Cancer insurance policy

CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement

Life insurance policies: $25,000/employee,

$5000/spouse, $4000/children

PTO accrual (88 hours/year)

Sick time accrual (88 hours/year)

Tuition reimbursement

Employee Assistance Program

Deferred compensation plans

Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Auto Liability Insurance, current
  • Satisfactory criminal and employment background check
  • Successful completion of a Fern Creek Fire provided physical examination
  • Kentucky certified Emergency Medical Technician 
  • Minimum of 400 hr. certification 
  • Kentucky IFSAC 1 & 2 including Haz-Mat Awareness & Operations
  • A CPAT card as certified by the Kentucky Fire Commission at date of hire. The CPAT requirement may be waived for a lateral transfer who is currently employed with or who has previously been employed by a Kentucky fire department prior to January 1, 2013 in accordance with KRS Chapters 67, 75, and 95; and who has not been out of the fire service for more than one (1) year

Full-time EMTs, AEMTs, & Paramedics

12 & 24 hour shifts

Fully paid family insurance:

Health, Dental, & Vision

Short- and long-term disability insurance

Cancer insurance policy

CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement

Life insurance policies: $25,000/employee,

$5000/spouse, $4000/children

PTO accrual (88 hours/year)

Sick time accrual (88 hours/year)

Tuition reimbursement

Employee Assistance Program

Deferred compensation plans