Career Firefighter

Jeffersontown Fire & EMS is currently accepting applications for full-time firefighters. Applications are available by request from Cathy Thomas , our website, or can be obtained at:

Jeffersontown Fire Administrative Office
10530 Watterson Trail
Jeffersontown, Ky. 40299

Pay/Benefits: Estimated Yearly Wages

$38,820.04/yearly (Initial Probation)
$42,392.22/yearly (After Probation)

Additional pay benefits include:
$4,000.00 state incentive
Advanced EMTs will receive an additional $2,000.00 propay
Paramedics will receive an additional $4,000.00 propay

  •  Average hour work 52/week (all hours above 40/week compensated @ 1 ½ x)
  • Employer paid health and dental insurance
  • Participation in Kentucky County Employee Retirement System (hazardous)*
  • Paid vacation and sick leave policy
  • Paid holidays and personal time policy
  • Uniform/clothing maintenance allowance
  • Employer paid Life Insurance policy for member and spouse    
    *Not applicable to all employees

Minimum QualificationsMinimum of 18 years of age

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Auto Liability Insurance, current
  • Satisfactory criminal and employment background check
  • Successful completion of a Jeffersontown Fire provided physical examination
  • Kentucky certified Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic
  • Successful completion of the Jeffersontown Fire and EMS Drill School