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Full - Time Firefighter/Paramedic


The Alexandria Fire District is accepting applications for the above position. AFD is a very rapid growing progressive area, and offers a competitive salary & benefits package (laterals welcomed).  AFD offers Fire, EMS, and Technical Rescue services, responding to over 1,500+ incidents annually.  AFD operates with 2 day-time administrative staff, 5 - 24/48 staff, and are supplemented by volunteers and scholar students with an average in-house staffing of 7 personnel.  Application is available at   FF/EMT who are in Paramedic class may be considered.

The Alexandria Fire District Currently Offers:

Grade level is dependent on certifications: (400-hour certification, IFSAC I and II, IFSAC Haz Mat Ops, Company Level Fire Inspector). Laterals accepted per AFD Policy 100.14.  PTO starts at documented career level years of service for lateral entry candidates with a career or combination fire department.   

  • FF/Medic Grade 1 (0 cert) - $16.88 hr. (approx. $56,176 year)

  • FF/Medic Grade 2 (1 cert) - $17.03 hr. (approx. $56,675 year) *

  • FF/Medic Grade 3 (2 cert) - $17.18 hr. (approx. $57,175 year) *

  • FF/Medic Grade 4 (3 cert) - $17.33 hr. (approx. $57,674 year) *

  • FF/Medic Grade 5 (4 cert) - $17.48 hr. (approx. $58,173 year) *

  • * plus $4,300 Annual State Training Incentive (when qualified)



  • 100% Paid Family Health and Vision Insurance

  • 100% Paid Employee Dental Insurance with option to add family at employee’s cost

  • Sick and Vacation (PTO) paid time off (Laterals start at documented career level years of service)

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Technical Rescue Training

  • Kentucky CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement

  • Overtime Available

  • 10 Paid Holidays

The minimum qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age at date of contingent job offer, and not older than 50 years of age

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

  • Have an acceptable Justice System Offense record and driving history

  • NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800

  • 150hr, 400hr, IFSAC I & II, IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations certification, and Kentucky Company Inspector within 1 year of employment

  • Possess a current Kentucky Paramedic certificate with ACLS at date of contingent job offer and date of employment.

  • Possess a current CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) certification, for Firefighter / Paramedic position unless exempt per KRS and Kentucky Fire Commission Regulations

  • Possess strong inter-personnel skills, technical abilities, and work ethic

  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing job responsibilities

The Alexandria Fire District is an equal opportunity employer and has the right to accept or reject any application. 



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