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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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EMTs, AEMT, and Paramedics

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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

This position performs various types of emergency medical services, is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of accurate records pertaining to equipment and apparatus maintenance of an EMS nature.

Benefits

12 or 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

Salary Information

EMT- $42,721.23
AEMT- $44,721.23
Paramedic- $58,999.06

Lateral Transfer Firefighter

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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

This position preforms various types of emergency services. This position is also responsible for preforming station duties including, but not limited to, maintaining apparatus readiness, station cleaning, and participating in training.

Benefits

24/48 Schedule

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

Salary Information

Starting Salary $42,721
State Incentive $4,300