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Position Title: Firefighter/EMT

Posted: September 3, 2019

Start Date: To be determined

Job Type: Full-Time position 24/48 Schedule

Salary: TBD (Certification level Based) plus state incentive when 400 Hours Certified

Benefits include: Retirement Benefits, Employee and Family health insurance, and paid vacation.

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

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for Application

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 (150 hr)
  • Kentucky certified EMR or EMT-B
  • CPAT card required by day of interview if applicable

Post Hire

  • Firefighter I and Firefighter II certification (IFSAC) 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 September 20, 2019 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


You may download an application here.

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