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Henderson Fire Department hiring new firefighters

One critically injured in Henderson house fire
Posted at 7:44 PM, Jan 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-15 22:45:25-05

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.