HENDERSON (KTNV) — The Henderson Fire Department is accepting applications for those looking to have a long-term career as a firefighter.
The department is hiring firefighter and firefighter trainee positions with applications accepted until April 1 for the first 1,800 applicants.
Those interested in appling are not required to be Henderson residents but must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- High school diploma or equivalent
- At least 18 years old at the time of the written examination
- Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
- Current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification by the time of the Chief’s interview
The selection process to become a Henderson firefighter includes a written exam, oral board and selection interviews, according to the HFD.
Applicants must also present a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card/notice that confirms passing of the CPAT as outlined on the job announcement.
A firefighter in Henderson has a salary range of $17.95 to $30.70 per hour and a 56-hour work week, according to the department.
More information is available here, including to start the application process.