PART-TIME PAID CALL FIREFIGHTER – Ankeny, Polk County, IA – DEADLINE 10/24/2014

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PART-TIME PAID CALL FIREFIGHTER

The City of Ankeny Fire Department is currently accepting applications that will establish an eligibility list for paid-on-call Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic. The city intends to establish this list for employment openings that may occur within the next 12 months.  The paid-on-call employee works scheduled shifts in the station, on-call shifts and responds to callback situations.

An optional, general information meeting about this hiring process shall be held on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at Ankeny Fire Department, 120 NW Ash Drive, Ankeny, Iowa

Physical fitness and written exams are required for all positions.  Informational packets will be mailed to qualified applicants.  The written examination will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. and the physical ability evaluation will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014.  All evaluation sessions shall be held at the Ankeny Fire Department, 120 NW Ash Drive, Ankeny, Iowa.

Successful completion of post-offer criminal background screening, drug test, and medical physical required.  Excellent wage and benefit package.

Starting salary for paid-on-call personnel is:
Hourly pay: FF/EMT $14.41 / FF/Paramedic $18.97
EMS Per-call pay: FF/EMT $13.94 / FF/Paramedic $27.44
Fire Per-Call Pay: $12.84

Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit an employment application with copies of current certifications by Friday, October 24, 2014.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Age Minimum 18 years of age

Driver’s License

Possess a valid Iowa driver’s license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Individuals without EMS or fire certifications/training are encouraged to apply and training may be provided to qualified applicants.

EMS Certification
Valid certification card issued by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of EMS or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

Firefighter I Certification
Fire Fighter I certification document issued by the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau or any IFSAC (International Fire Service Accreditation Congress) approved training program

CPR Certification
Current AHA, Healthcare Provider, Basic Life Support or ARC, Professional Rescuer Certification card

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