HASTINGS FIRE & RESCUE
1313 N. HASTINGS AVE
HASTINGS, NEBRASKA 68901
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Updated: September 02, 2022
Hastings Fire and Rescue is currently accepting applications for the Firefighter/EMT position. The department application is available at http://www.cityofhastings.org/FFEMT.
The deadline to apply is 5:00 pm CST, October 9, 2022.
Salary Information:Firefighter/EMT $1,699.92 - $2,387.88 bi-weekly
Benefits Information: Full benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance, EAP. Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Retirement and optional deferred compensation programs.
Candidate Contacts:Joslynn RothHR Generalist402firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Information: Hastings Fire and Rescue is an all-hazards department that provides primary Fire/Rescue/EMS services for the city of Hastings, NE, as well as emergency ALS transport services for all of Adams County, NE. We are looking for career-oriented firefighters with a progressive mindset. Hastings Fire and Rescue responds to approximately 3000 emergency calls for service each year. Staffing includes 27 full-time firefighters on 3 shifts, working a 24 on/48 off schedule.
City Information: Hastings is the county seat and population center of Adams County, NE. Hastings is home to a private, liberal arts college, a community college, one of the largest ethanol producers in the state of NE, and has a strong manufacturing base. Additionally, Hastings is served by two major rail lines, sits at the intersection of two major state highway corridors, is just 20 minutes south of I-80, and has a general aviation airport with approximately 20,000 operations annually. The area surrounding Hastings is rural, primarily agricultural production including crops and livestock.
Population: 24989 (2017)
Citizenship Required: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid NEBRASKA Driver's License: Yes
Prior Experience: Lateral entry credit available with the following full-time, career Firefighter/EMT-P experience:
Necessary License: By date of hire, possession of, or the ability to obtain and maintain, a State of Nebraska Paramedic license throughout duration of employment.
Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Inability to obtain State EMTB License due to background investigation
Criminal Disqualifiers : Inability to obtain State Paramedic License due to background investigation
Drug Use Disqualifiers : City of Hastings is a drug free workplace. All employees are subject to random drug screening.