The El Dorado Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Entry-Level Firefighter. The starting salary is approximately $33,000 – $40,000* per year. The El Dorado Fire Department provides Fire Prevention, Fire Suppression, Rescue, Haz-Mat, and Advanced Life Support EMS transports within the City limits of El Dorado, Arkansas
· Individual health insurance paid by the City (family plans available)
· LOPFI retirement plan
· Education Incentives
· Training opportunities
· Certification/License Maintenance
· Uniforms and equipment provided
All candidates must participate in the Civil Service Testing procedures to be eligible for hire. This includes a written test, a physical agility test, an oral interview, and a comprehensive criminal background check. All candidates must pass with at least 70% to be considered for hire.
If hired, all candidates will be required to obtain Firefighter I and Firefighter II certificates as prescribe by the Arkansas Fire Training Academy, as well as, obtain and EMT License recognized by the Arkansas Department of Health within the one year probationary period. Prior certification desired, but not required.
Interested candidates can inquire with the El Dorado Fire Administration offices at 870-881-4855, or apply online.
Deadline to submit applications is March 15, 2019 by 4:00pm.
*Salary range is dependent on educational and licensure requirements.