Firefighter Recruit

City of Nicholasville | Nicholasville, KY

Date Posted: 10/3/2019 1:20:34 PM


The City of Nicholasville is currently accepting applications the position of a full-time Firefighter / EMT Recruit

Position Requirements:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver's License (from current state of residence)
  • Current CPAT card if applicable ( out of state applicants or those not currently working for a career department)

ADA Accommodation: In order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if any candidate needs an accommodation to be made for an eligible disability, in order to complete the physical test on the date assigned, Please notify the Human Resource office (859-885-1121) by the advertised application deadline, and specify the accommodation needed.  

Fully-Paid Employee Medical/Dental/Vision
75% Paid Family Medical/Dental/Vision
State C.E.R.S. Hazardous-Duty Retirement
Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays, Bereavement
Paid Life Insurance
Shift Trade-Time
Tuition Reimbursement

Other Available Benefits:
Flexible Spending Account
Roth IRA,457/401 Plan
Supplemental Insurances, Additional Life Insurance
Sick Pool
Athletic Club Membership

The Nicholasville Fire Department is growing and will be filling 6 new positions with this hiring process.

Please note: If you have completed and turned in an application within the past year you will not need to complete another one. The application we have on file will be utilized. If you have any questions feel free to contact our Administrative Offices during normal business hours at (859) 885-5505

The City of Nicholasville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

Salary Information: Salary and Benefits: Minimum Starting Salary: $32,814.08 plus training incentive Annual Training Inc
Application Deadline: 10/31/2019

Applications can be downloaded from our website at:

Applications and all supporting documentation may dropped off or mailed to: Nicholasville Fire Department, Station 2 1022 South Main Street Nicholasville, KY 40356. 

Although the Nicholasville Fire Department accepts applications year round the deadline for this hiring process will be as follows Application Deadline: The application period will end on October 31, 2019 at 4:00 PM eastern time.

Kathy Rhineheimer
Human Resource Manager
517 N Main
Nicholasville, KY 40356

Phone: 859-885-1121
Fax: 859-881-0750