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 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.

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.  Longevity and 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) - $16.23 hr. (approx. $54,013 year)

  • FF/Medic Grade 2 (1 cert) - $16.38 hr. (approx. $54,512 year) *

  • FF/Medic Grade 3 (2 cert) - $16.53 hr. (approx. $55,011 year) *

  • FF/Medic Grade 4 (3 cert) - $16.68 hr. (approx. $55,510 year) *

  • FF/Medic Grade 5 (4 cert) - $16.83 hr. (approx. $56,010 year) *

    • * plus $4,000 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

  • 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, 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. 


Applications due by 12:00 pm Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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

and other requested certificates with your application