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Posted: October 26, 2021

Start Date: To be determined 

Job Type: Full-Time position 24/48 Schedule 

Salary: TBD (Certification level Based) plus $4000 state incentive when 400 Hrs. Certified 


Benefits include: Retirement Benefits, Employee and Family health insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and sick time, $300 annual clothing allowance.


Special Requirements: Interview, background check and drug screen, city sponsored fit for duty physical. 


Minimum Eligibility Requirements for Employment

Prior to Hire

21 years of age 

Valid Driver’s License and acceptable motor vehicle record 

High School Diploma or GED

Minimum of FF level 1

Current CPAT card or CPAT requirement may be waived for a lateral transfer who is currently employed full time with or who has previously been employed by a Kentucky fire department and who has not been out of the fire service for more than one (1) year.


Post Hire

Firefighter I and Firefighter II certification (IFSAC) and EMT-B or EMR within 2 years of hire date. Ability to perform the essential physical and mechanical functions as outlined in the Firefighter job description.

Live inside of Logan County. Maximum time for relocation will be 6 months from hire date.


Application Process:  

-Submit a complete resume and application packet by deadline November 19, 2021 at 1600 hrs. to Russellville Fire Dept. Attn. Chief Scot Celsor , or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- Interview process (Date to be determined) 

-Pass pre-employment fit-for-duty physical, drug screening and police records check 

-Probationary position with conversion to permanent upon successful completion of training and certification. 


Applications can be obtained at:

Russellville City Fire Department
620 N Main St.
Russellville, KY 42276
270 726 5020 or