HASTINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT
1313 N. HASTINGS AVE
HASTINGS, NEBRASKA 68901
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Updated: July 16, 2019
Job Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic
Hastings Fire and Rescue is currently hiring for Firefighter/Paramedic positions. To be considered for the further hiring process, all candidates are required to complete the NTN FireTEAM exam. All NTN testing must be completed by July 6, 2019.The Department application is available at www.cityofhastings.org/FFpara2019 and is due by June 28, 2019.Salary Information:$1785.56-2421.25 bi-weeklyBenefits 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:Kim WooleryHR Technician II402firstname.lastname@example.orgDepartment 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 4000 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 major state 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)
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid NEBRASKA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Prior Experience: Lateral entry credit available with the following full-time, career Firefighter/EMT-P experience:
School Prior and Post Hiring:
Criminal Disqualifiers: Inability to obtain State Paramedic License due to background
Disqualifiers: City of Hastings is a drug free workplace. All employees are subject to
random drug screening.