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City of Keene

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Job title: Firefighter/Paramedic
Job location: Keene, DFW, TX 76059 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 12/31/12
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Fire/Paramedics

Job Description

Job description:
The City of Keene is now accepting applications for Firefighter Paramedic. Applicants must be certified or certifiable as a Firefighter through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and a minimum of EMT-Paramedic through the Texas Department of State Health Services. If you are a certified Paramedic and currently enrolled in a Fire Academy you may be considered. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Requires working a rotating shift of 24/48, overtime, holidays and weekends. May be exposed to stressful situations and personal health risks. Primary responsibilities include Firefighting and EMS duties. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm. on January 11, 2013. Written and physical ability test will begin at 8:00 a.m. January 21, 2013. Application forms are available on the City of Keene website at or in person at Keene City Hall, 100 N. Mockingbird Keene TX 76059. Completed applications need to be submitted to this address, marked “Attention to HR”.

Explanation of Pay and Benefits
Based on 2756 regular hours, does not include regularly occurring overtime.

Annual Salary:
• Firefighter / EMT $36,000
Incentative pay for Paramedic $3,000
Yearly Benefits:
• Medical insurance paid 100% for employee and 70% for family.
• TMRS Retirement 7%, 2/1
• Life insurance provided
• 120 hours of Vacation
• 96 hours PTO
• 9 paid Holidays.
• Longevity Pay
• Short Term Disability
• Workers Comp

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
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