City of Indianola
  • Indianola, IA, USA
  • Part Time

Do you want to be part of a growing community?  The Indianola Fire Department is currently hiring Part Time Firefighters!

The City of Indianola (pop. 14,278) is a growing community with a historic downtown, located approximately 15 minutes south of Des Moines.  It is a safe community with Midwestern values, friendly people and excellent schools.  Indianola, which is home to Simpson College, the world-renowned Des Moines Metro Opera and the National Balloon Museum and U.S. Ballooning Hall of Fame, is known for its excellent access to outdoor activities, a nice trail system, five major parks and two golf courses.  The community welcomes thousands of visitors annually who come to Indianola to enjoy major events such as the National Balloon Classic, Bike Night, the Warren County Fair and other events. 

This position is responsible for a number of tasks, including, but not limited to:

  • Administers pre-hospital emergency care to the level of certification recognized by the State of Iowa, Bureau of Emergency Trauma Services (BETS)
  • Operate at a Firefighter II level in the Incident Command System during emergency events
  • Treat all patients with compassion and professionalism
  • Determine all necessary medical decisions per their state certified scope of practice
  • Work as a team member within the emergency response system that the City of Indianola provides
  • Will work within the Incident Command System

The successful candidate will have:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Iowa Class B, CDL License and good driving record.
  • Must obtain Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Level within 20 months from hire date.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in stressful situations.
  • Good social skills and general intelligence necessary for this position.
  • Must be trustworthy and capable of maintaining protected health information confidentially.
  • Must live within the Indianola Fire response area.

Starting salary is $10.00 during training. After training salary is increased dependent upon certification Firefighter II/ EMT- $14.894 or Firefighter II/ Paramedic- $18.761.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screening, physical capacity profile, physical and background check.  Position is open until filled.

The City of Indianola is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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