Firefighter Trainee: Lincoln Nebraska Deadline: February 9, 2018

Firefighter Trainee

Deadline: February 9, 2018

Salary: $16.31/Hour

Job Description:

State of Nebraska or National Registry Paramedic certification (EMT-P) REQUIRED at time of application.  National Registry Paramedic Certification REQUIRED on date of hire.

Qualifications:  High school graduate or equivalent.  Applicants must be at least 19 years old by the posted closing date.  Candidates must meet physical requirements as established by the City of Lincoln.  Possession of valid driver’s license.  Must obtain a Nebraska Firefighter I certification within 120 days of appointment.    SELECTED CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT TO, AND SUCCESSFULLY PASS, A SUBSTANCE ABUSE TEST.

Applicants who successfully meet minimum requirements will be scheduled for the written exam.

Written exam and physical ability test are scheduled for March 5 and 6, 2018.  Testing information will be sent after the posted closing date.

The Community
Lincoln, Nebraska’s State Capital, with a population of nearly 270,000 is a livable, small city with a diverse economy. The University of Nebraska is a great addition to the landscape and the economy, adding 22,000 students and a healthy set of college-town amenities.

Named as one of the nation’s Best Places to Live, as well as a Best Place to Raise a Family, Lincoln, Nebraska possesses a unique blend of culture, education, housing, and job opportunities that make it the ideal city to live in and plant roots. Lincoln boasts a vibrant community without sacrificing its Midwest values.
Lincoln has a historic and vibrant downtown core with numerous offices and residential buildings and is the home of the University of Nebraska. The Lied Center for Performing Arts anchors the cultural entertainment for the City and the Pinnacle Bank Arena is the premier site of many sports and entertainment events. The Railyard on Canopy Street is Lincoln’s primary entertainment district.

The Lincoln Public School system is one of the foremost school districts in the Midwest. Higher education also is a top priority in Nebraska. In addition to the University of Nebraska, Lincoln is home to several other colleges including Nebraska Wesleyan University, Southeast Community College, Bryan College of Health Sciences, Kaplan University, and Union College. Doane University is located in nearby Crete, Nebraska and has a satellite campus in Lincoln.

Currently, Lincoln is experiencing an influx of skilled young talent. More secondary education students are staying in Lincoln post-graduation to begin their careers and families due to the array of opportunities in Lincoln and the comfortable quality of life.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

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