870-732-7570 w.gately@westmemphisfire.com

FIREFIGHTER/EMT AND FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC The City of West Memphis is seeking Firefighters/EMTs and Firefighters/Paramedics. These are full time positions with benefits. When working as EMTs and Paramedics they provide outstanding 911 and ambulance transportation services to the surrounding area, and when working as Firefighters they respond to emergency situations and primarily protect people, the environment and property from all types of accident and emergencies. They work closely with the local community to increase their level of fire safety awareness in order to help prevent fires and accidents occurring in the first place. Education, Experience and Minimum Qualifications Applicants must meet the minimum requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid Driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Must be 18 years of age and pass a drug screen, background check, physical, psychological evaluation, physical agility test, and written test.
  • Paramedics and EMT’s must also meet Arkansas State Certification requirements within a determined amount of time from the date of hire.

Salary Range:  non-exempt $ 29,736 – $ 45,336 annually pending experience and certifications. Applications are available at the City of West Memphis Human Resources Department, 604 E. Cooper, West Memphis, AR 72303 or online at: http://www.westmemphishr.com. Deadline for submitting is August 21st at 4:30PM, 2015 either by mail or in person. Mailing Address is: PO Box 1868 – West Memphis, AR 72303. The City of West Memphis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)   Dewayne Douglas Director of Human Resources 604 E. Cooper West Memphis, AR 72303 870.702.5121 Work 800.566.7409 Fax