HASTINGS FIRE & RESCUE
1313 N. HASTINGS AVE
HASTINGS, NEBRASKA 68901
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Updated: April 21, 2021
Hastings Fire and Rescue is currently accepting applications for the Firefighter/EMT position. The deadline to apply is July 2, 2021, 5:00 PM CST. The Department application is available at http://www.cityofhastings.org/FFEMT2020.
Salary Information: Firefighter/EMT $1,650.25 - $2,311.22 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 majorstate 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: Yes
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-B experience:
Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Inability to obtain State EMTB License due to background investigation
Disqualifiers: City of Hastings is a drug free workplace. All employees are subject to
random drug screening.