BOWLING GREEN FIRE DEPARTMENT
1001 COLLEGE STREET
BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY 42101
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Updated: April 20, 2021
Job Classification: Firefighter
The City of Bowling Green is currently hiring for Firefighter. Testing must be completed by June 19, 2021.
Candidates must also complete the department application, found at www.bgky.org. Applications must be completed by Monday, May 31, 2021.
***CARRYOVER TEST SCORES****This year firefighter applicants have the option to carryover last year's (2020) written test scores. Applicants will still be required to submit an online application, pre-polygraph questionnaire (Form I-2) and complete the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) in order to be considered for the position.
Salary Information: $42,603 ($4,000 additional upon graduating the academy)
Contact Information:Tiger TooleyHuman Resources Manager270-393-3667Tiger.email@example.com
Citizenship Required: Eligible to work in the United States
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid KENTUCKY Driver's License: Just a valid driver’s license (state doesn’t matter)
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: There are no specific height/weight requirements; candidate must pass physical agility/skills test. There are minimum vision and hearing standards for entry-level firefighters. In compliance with the National Fire Protection Association 1582 medical standards:
Vision - far visual acuity at least 20/30 binocular corrected, and uncorrected at least 20/100. (Successful long term soft contact lens wearers not subject to uncorrected criterion).
Vision requirements for fire include peripheral/horizontal visual fields of at least 140 degrees uncorrected, and potential disqualifications for specific eye diseases and impairments.
Hearing - hearing deficit in the pure tone thresholds in the unaided worst ear,
1. greater than 25db in three of the four frequencies (500, 1000, 2000, 3000 Hz);
2. greater than 30db in any one of the three frequencies (500, 1000, 2000 Hz);
an average greater than 30db in the four frequencies (500, 1000, 2000, 3000 Hz).
Valid Driver’s License: valid driver’s license (state doesn’t matter)