LAKE HAVASU CITY FIRE AND EMS
2330 N MCCULLOCH BLVD.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, ARIZONA 86403
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Updated: February 16, 2021
Job Classification: Paramedic/Firefighter Trainee
Applications will be accepted for this position and Firefighter/Paramedic until an adequate pool of applicants have applied. First application review will take place two (2) weeks after posting and as needed thereafter. The posting is subject to close at any time, so you are highly encouraged to apply early.
Interested applicants are required to submit an Online application at www.lhcaz.gov and attach required certifications as listed below. Applications received without certifications will be rejected. In order to be considered for the pre-approved testing process with Lake Havasu City, a CURRENT PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION is required.
REQUIRED FOR TESTING CONSIDERATION
Special Requirement: If selected; candidate must provide at the time of offer acceptance, a current valid CPAT certification issued by National Testing Network (NTN) or another licensed CPAT provider. CPAT certification must be completed within the past twelve (12) months of offer acceptance date.
Lake Havasu City Fire Department has partnered with National Testing Network (NTN) to administer the written exam and Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). You must schedule your written exam and (CPAT) with National Testing Network (NTN) directly by visiting their website at www.nationaltestingnetwork.com. Candidates may schedule testing at any of the testing facilities; however, testing must be completed before being considered.
Lake Havasu City must be a chosen department to view your test scores as outlined on the National Testing Network website. Testing with National Testing Network must have been completed within the last twelve (12) months with an overall score of 70% or better.
An Eligibility List may be established for a maximum period of two (2) years; however, can be closed at Chief's discretion at any time.
Job Description: Performs work performing emergency services, administering proper first aid as needed and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the Fire Captain.
Salary Information: Firefighter/Paramedic Hiring Rate: $23.42/Hourly
Benefit Information: Annual Paid Time Off (PTO)11 Paid Holidays AnnuallyEmployee health and dental/vision insuranceLife insuranceAccidental death and dismemberment insuranceOptional Supplemental Group Standard Life InsuranceOptional Cancer and Hospital Intensive Care InsuranceWellness ProgramRetirement BenefitsOptional Deferred Compensation ProgramSocial Security benefits
City Information: Lake Havasu City, home of the historic London Bridge, is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Havasu on the Colorado River border of California and Arizona. The City was established in 1963 by Robert P. McCulloch as a self-sufficient, planned community. Lake Havasu City is located in Mohave County, Arizona, and encompasses 42 square miles within 428 miles of streets. Situated off Arizona Highway 95, an 18-mile drive North leads to Interstate 40, and a 65 mile drive south leads to Interstate 10.
Population: Est. 55,000
High School Grad/GED: High school diploma or G.E.D. and graduate of firefighting academy; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed
Valid ARIZONA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes