Details for CITY OF COLUMBUS - Ad from 2020-10-16

Firefighter/EMT/Hazardous Materials
Technician Fire Department,
Columbus, NE
The City of Columbus, Nebraska, is accepting applications for
the position of Firefighter/EMT/Hazardous Materials Technician
with Civil Service testing taking place on Tuesday, November
24, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. Applicants must be at least 19 years
of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent. College
level course work in fire science, fire admin or related field
is desirable. Any combination of education, training and
experience which produces the knowledge, skills and abilities
required for the job and related to the essential functions of the
position. Required to pass security background check, physical
exam and required immunizations.
Responsible for responding to fire alarms, medical emergencies,
hazardous materials, technical rescue and other calls to protect
life and property; to participate in fire prevention and training,
and to maintain the fire station and firefighting equipment.
This is a Civil Service position and requires a competitive
written and physical test which will take place on Tuesday,
November 24, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. at the Columbus Fire Station,
4630 Howard Blvd., Columbus Nebraska. A practice of
the physical agility test will be scheduled on Tuesday,
November 10, 2020 and Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from
1-5p.m. each date at the Training Tower, 1601 Bill Babka Drive,
Columbus Nebraska for the applicants that want to practice
the physical test. A Civil Service interview for passing score
candidates will take place on a later date to be announced.
Obtain applications from Tammy Orender, Human Resource
Director at the City Building 2424 14 St, Columbus, Nebraska,
68601 or email her at
Applications are also available online at
If you would like a full job description, contact Tammy by email
or call 402-562-4243.
Please return applications to Tammy Orender no later than
Tuesday, November 10, 2020. Base rate is approximately
$42,526 - $59,805 with an additional $547/month Paramedic
comp and opportunity for overtime.