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Student Firefighter 2020 (Open Positions: 4)

Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Status: Not Specified
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description



Applications will open January 13, 2020 through February 28, 2020.

STUDENT FIREFIGHTER  (Fire Services - Operations)  

For a complete job description, click here:  212 SFF Job Description -Dec2019.pdf

Starting Salary: $10.68/hr (Part-time, non-benefit eligible)

Shift Schedule:  1000 hours per year, 15 and 24 hour shifts     

Great opportunity for KSU or MCC students while pursuing their educational goals with year-round employment. Applicants must either have a letter of acceptance or be enrolled full-time (12 hours undergraduate or 6 hours graduate) at Kansas State University or Manhattan Christian College.

Experience Required: Must meet all qualification standards, successfully pass drug screening and medical exam requirements, possess a valid driver’s license, and undergo thorough background investigation including criminal history and driving record.

Special Requirements: Applicants must be willing to comply with the Fire Department residency requirement within 90 days to be eligible for appointment. Applicants must also be willing and able to work a shift schedule that will include some weekends.  Must be able to start academy 05/18/20.                                                                  


Application Deadline                                                                                                       02/28/20

Correspondence Sent To Applicants Notifying Of Status                                               03/02/20

Interviews Conducted                                                                                                       03/16/20 - 03/19/20

Academy Training Starts (6 Weeks)                                                                                 5/18/20

Academy Graduation                                                                                                        6/26/20

For more information email: almes@cityofmhk.com (put name in subject line.) or call (785) 587-4504.

 CLOSES:  2/28/2020

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