The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications for a Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic. Primary responsibilities include fire protection and EMS response/transport. Applicants will operate fire fighting and ambulance equipment and participate in fire prevention programs, public education and fire inspections. Applicants will also make ambulance and rescue runs and be responsible for station maintenance and training activities.

This position requires a thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance of equipment and principles of fire science, EMS, and department operations. It also requires the ability to follow written and oral instructions, read and understand technical manuals, effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, and exercise independent judgment. Successful candidates should have a high school diploma or GED and be 18 years of age or older. In addition, applicants must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license and EMT certification prior to hire. We will accept either C.P.A.T. or applicant will be subject to in-house physical agility and Fire Team written test. The City of Great Bend offers a competitive salary and benefit package, including health and dental insurance, 401 retirement, paid vacation and sick leave, flexible benefits plan, etc.

Applications can be emailed to: Applications may also be submitted on-line at:

Labeled as: Community Safety, EMS, EMT, Firefighter, Paramedic, Public Safety