ROGERS FIRE DEPARTMENT
3003 WEST OAK STREET
ROGERS, ARKANSAS 72758
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Updated: November 13, 2019
Job Classification: Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic - Entry Level
Rogers Fire Department is currently building an eligibility list for Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic - Entry Level.
This position requires both FireTEAM testing and CPAT certificates.
The City of Rogers requires all applicants to complete an employment application found here.
Salary Information: $37,660 (Additional differentials for overtime, paramedic license, and specialized response duties are available) $44,790 for Firefighter/Paramedic
Benefit Information: Health, Dental, Vision, LOPFI Retirement, Holiday Pay, Vacation & Sick Leave, Uniforms Supplied by Department, Deferred Compensation Program Available, Supplemental Insurance (Health & Life) Policies Available, Life Insurance paid by City
Contact Information:Dusty MeredithDeputy Fire Chief479email@example.com
Department Information: The Rogers Fire Department is a progressive agency that proudly provides full-spectrum emergency services to the citizens and visitors of Rogers. We are very active in the community and provide educational sessions throughout the year. We emphasize safety and modern tactics to carry out our missions. Our seven fire companies operate with a minimum of three highly qualified personnel each. Our impressive fleet provides all of our members with the latest in safety features and firefighting capabilities. We respond from seven stations to several thousand emergencies each year. Our staff consists of 136 sworn and 11 civilian positions. All members are educated and highly trained in multiple emergency disciplines.
Area Information: Rogers is centrally located within Benton County and is the host to the region’s most active economy. Life outside of work is always enjoyable here. Northwest Arkansas is recognized as the sixth fastest growing metropolitan area in the United States. If you enjoy modern amenities, we have a vibrant nightlife with many activities, restaurants, and pubs to choose from. The city is host to many nationally recognized bands and other singing groups. Professional baseball is a short drive to our neighbors in Springdale where the Arkansas Naturals compete in AA baseball. Rogers is home to the Arkansas Music Pavilion, a first class indoor/outdoor amphitheater. Outdoor recreation is abundant with over 30 miles of biking and hiking trails. We are also home to several golf courses. Camping and water recreation are available at Beaver Lake, which touches the east side of town. Many other state parks are within a very short drive.
Population: 63,159 resident (115,000 daytime)
Age: 18 years old
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid ARKANSAS State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Vision must be within parameters established in NFPA Standard 1852.
Necessary Certifications: Currently possess, or have ability to obtain through reciprocity, an Arkansas EMT or Paramedic License.
National EMT or Paramedic Certification is preferred.
Prerequisites : High School Diploma or GED. Emergency Medical Technician program.
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Any felony conviction.
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Any felony conviction. Must satisfactorily pass pre-employment drug screen.
Job Application: The City of Rogers requires all applicants to complete an employment application. This may be completed online through the city’s website: http://rogersar.gov/formcenter/city-of-rogers-application-10/job-application-167 or http://rogersar.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1424
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT): The Rogers Fire Department requires that all candidates have successfully completed the CPAT exam within 365 days prior to selection for interview. Successful completion must be submitted to the department via a validated CPAT credential issued by an agency which is certified by the IAFF/IAFC to administer CPAT.
CPAT is administered by fire departments in Northwest Arkansas. Candidates choosing to challenge CPAT in this area must reference published examination schedules and plan accordingly. Current schedules are available through the National Testing Network and the Northwest Arkansas Metropolitan Fire Chiefs website: http://nwafirechiefs.org/cpattesting.htm