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NAFRS Community Employment Opportunity

 

Paid On-Call Volunteer Firefighter/EMT

Northfield Area Fire and Rescue Service is currently seeking Paid on Call-Volunteer Firefighter/EMTs. Positions require a maximum 15 minute response time to the Fire Station, ability to make an annual average of 30% of all fire calls as well as mandatory Monday evening fire drills, meetings and training. Pay and benefits include $16.17 per hour training/meetings; $21.63 per hour fire calls, excellent annual pension (if attendance requirements are met) and full Firefighter/EMT training tuition and expenses.

Candidates must be 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, hold a valid and current Minnesota State Drivers License, have the ability to read/speak English, and meet physical fitness and cognitive standards and testing. All offers are contingent on a criminal background check and the ability to show proof of authority to work in the United States.

Women, minorities and bi-lingual individuals are encouraged to apply. For more information, see our detailed job posting at www.nafrs.org or for applications and/or job descriptions please contact AEM Workforce Solutions at 507-524-4282 or by email at aemws@aemcpas.com. Applications are also available in the front entrance of the Fire Station. Interested applicants must submit all required application materials on or before May 16, 2019 to be considered.

We invite you to join us for an Open House at the Fire Station located at 301 5th Street West Northfield, MN 55057 on Saturday May 11, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to learn more, meet our current members and ask any questions you may have.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Paid on Call-Volunteer Firefighters

 

Please note that NAFRS, historically, recruits for and hires new members on a bi-annual or tri-annual schedule.  This is typically done during the summer months to allow for new members to begin formal fire/EMS training coursework in the fall as a group.  The last recruiting/hiring effort was completed in the summer of 2017 and, as such, NAFRS will not be accepting new members until 2019 or 2020, depending on membership needs.

Candidates must be 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, hold a valid and current Minnesota State Drivers License, have the ability to read/speak English, and meet physical fitness and cognitive standards and testing.  All offers are contingent on a criminal background check and the ability to show proof of authority to work in the United States.

Women, minorities, and bilingual individuals are encouraged to apply, NAFRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NORTHFIELD AREA FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE 2018 MEMBER PAY AND BENEFITS

● Per Call Hourly Rate  (minimum of 1 hour per call) - $21.63  

● Fully paid initial and refresher training tuition, in addition to 
per diem and meal allowance, for the following required coursework: ○ Firefighter I Training ○ Firefighter II Training ○ EMT Training & Certification  

● Monthly stipend for all officers  

● Annual pension contribution for all members meeting their attendance requirements ○ Currently $8,500/year ○ Partially vested after 5 years; Fully vested after 20 years.