Full-Time Firefighter/EMT, Firefighter Paramedic and Paramedic only

        The Alexandria Fire District is accepting applications for the above positions. AFD is a very rapid growing progressive area, and offers a competitive salary & benefits package.  AFD offers Fire, EMS, and Technical Rescue services, responding to over 1,500+ incidents annually.  AFD operates with 3 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 www.afdky.org.


  • FF/EMT - $13.80 hr. (approx. $45,926 year) to $14.40 hr. (approx. $47,923 year) *

  • Paramedic - $15.00 hr. (approx. $49,920 year)

  • FF/Medic - $16. 38 hr. (approx. $55,011 year) $16.83 hr. (approx. $56,010 year) *

    • * plus $4,000 Annual State Training Incentive (when qualified)

Grade level is dependent on certifications: (400-hour certification, IFSAC I and II, IFSAC Haz Mat Ops, Company Level Fire Inspector) (only for Firefighter positions). 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.



  • 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 (firefighter positions)

  • Kentucky CERS Non-Hazardous Duty Retirement (Paramedic only position)

  • 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

  • 400hr, IFSAC I & II, IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations certification, and Kentucky Company Inspector within 1 year of employment (for Firefighter positions)

  • Possess a current Kentucky Paramedic certificate with ACLS at date of contingent job offer and date of employment. (only for Paramedic positions)

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

  • 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. 


Applications due by 12:00 pm Friday, July 9, 2021

Please make sure you print out and turn in the background check 

and other requested certificates with your application