Fire Department Of Bellevue-Dayton

Christopher B. Adkins, Fire Chief
514 Sixth Avenue, Dayton, Kentucky 41074
Telephone: 859-261-0083     Website:


Release Date:   September 17, 2018


The Fire Department of Bellevue-Dayton (FDBD) is currently accepting employment applications for the full time position of Firefighter/Paramedic.   Employment applications may be picked up at the Fire Station or downloaded online at  All applications are considered confidential.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older, and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to pass a comprehensive criminal and driving background check, and health examination, including drug and alcohol screening tests.
  • Must have previous firefighting experience and possess a Kentucky 400-hour Firefighter Certificate, or IFSAC I and II.
  • Must possess current Kentucky Paramedic Certificate and ACLS Provider Card at the time of hire, or within six (6) months of the date of hire.
  • Must have a current PEPP and/or PALS Certification at the time of hire.
  • Must possess a current Candidate Physical Ability Test Certificate (CPAT).
  • Must be able to obtain Kentucky Fire Inspector Certificate within twelve (12) months of hire date.
  • Minimum Education Required:   High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, technical abilities and work ethics.
  • Must be physically capable of performing all other related job responsibilities, as assigned.

Method of Submission of Applications:   Applications must be submitted either in person or by U.S. Mail to:  Fire Department of Bellevue-Dayton, 514 Sixth Avenue, Dayton, Kentucky 41074.

NOTE: Applications sent by fax or email will not be considered.

Deadline for Submission of Applications:     Friday, October 12, 2018.

Fire Department of Bellevue-Dayton is an Equal Opportunity Employer