Firefighter/EMT/Hazardous Materials Technician: Columbus Nebraska Deadline: August 9, 2018

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Firefighter/EMT/Hazardous Materials Technician

Deadline: August 9, 2018

Salary: $38,292 – $53,160 Annually

Job Description:

The City of Columbus, Nebraska, is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT/Hazardous Materials Technician with Civil Service testing taking place on Friday, August 17, 2018, 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.

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 a competitive written test which will take place on Friday, August 17, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. at the Columbus Fire Station, 1459 26th Ave, Columbus Nebraska. A physical agility test will be scheduled on a later date to be announced for the candidates that pass the written test. A Civil Service interview for passing score candidates will take place on a later date to be announced.

Base rate is approximately $38,292 – $53,160 annually with an additional $418/month EMT comp and opportunity for overtime.

Apply at Columbus City Hall, 2424 14 Street, by Thursday, August 9, 2018. 

You may also apply by downloading a city application form from the City of Columbus website, completing it and returning it by fax to 402-563-1380, or by email to Tammy Orender, Human Resources Director, at by the application deadline. If you would like a full job description, contact Tammy by email or call 402-562-4243.

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

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