FIRE DEPARTMENT OF BELLEVUE – DAYTON
Christopher B. Adkins, Fire Chief
514 Sixth Avenue, Dayton, Kentucky 41074
Telephone: 859-261-0083 Website: http://www.fdbd.org
Release Date: September 28, 2018
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC
The Fire Department of Bellevue-Dayton is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Applications may be picked up at the Fire Station or downloaded online at www.fdbd.org. All applications are considered confidential.
- 21 years of age or older, and possess a valid driver’s license.
- Able to pass criminal and driving background checks, and health examination, including drug and alcohol screening.
- Possess a Kentucky 400-hour Firefighter Certificate, or IFSAC I and II.
- Possess current KY Paramedic Certificate and ACLS Provider Card at the time of hire, or within six (6) months of the date of hire.
- Possess a current PEPP and/or PALS Certification at the time of hire.
- Candidate Physical Ability Test Certificate (CPAT).
- Must be able to obtain Kentucky Fire Inspector Certificate within twelve (12) months of hire date.
- High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
- Able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, technical abilities and work ethics.
- Be physically capable of performing all other related job responsibilities, as assigned.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Starting Salary. $45,000 plus $4,000 state incentive pay ($49,000). Special salary consideration will be made for Lateral Transfer Candidates.
- Health and Dental Insurance. FDBD pays 90% of employee health insurance costs. FDBD pays 100% of single employee dental insurance and 90% of family dental insurance.
- Health Reimbursement Account. FDBD provides each employee with an HRA account for out-of-pocket medical and prescription costs.
- Life Insurance. Fully paid life and accident/disability/dismemberment insurance.
- Vacation Time. New employees receive 60 hours of vacation time the first year of employment.
- Sick, Personal Time and Trade Days. New employees may use 48 hours of Personal Time. Employees may trade days with another employee of the same grade level or above.
- Kentucky CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement.
Method of Submission of Applications: Applications must be submitted either in person at the fire station at 514 Sixth Avenue, Dayton, Kentucky, or submitted by U.S. Mail. NOTE: Applications sent by fax or email will not be considered.