Fulltime Firefighter

city of kingman - City of Kingman, Arizona

Oct 13, 2021

Application Deadline:
Nov 4, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$14.56 hourly

Job Description

Job Summary

Are you looking for an exciting, challenging career and using your skills to serve our community? The City of Kingman Fire Department is accepting applications from dedicated team oriented individuals to fill current vacancies and establish a hiring register Full Time Firefighters.  Hire in rate - $14.56/hr.

*++Must complete requirements as outlined below.++ (Current PT Firefighters with KFD do not have to go through NTN process, please submit resume with application)  

*Applicant requirements  1) Complete on-line application materials. 2) Attach professional resume with on-line application materials. 3) This position requires FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT through National Test Network (NTN).  Only a CPAT (Candidate Physical Abilities Test) from an officially designated CPAT location will be accepted.  All testing must be completed in order for application packet to be reviewed. Go to ++www.nationaltestingnetwork.com++, select Fire and sign up for the Kingman Fire Department.

What to expect at the ++www.nationaltestingnetwork.com++ website: · Detailed information about the testing process for both the entry level test and CPAT testing. · Opportunity to take online practice tests at www.fireteamtest.com. · Schedule your own convenient test time. Tests are offered multiple times a week, including Saturdays. · Take high quality job simulation tests in a standardized, fair testing environment.

Upon completion of the entry level exam and CPAT testing, all candidate scores are automatically forwarded to the Kingman Fire Department. Candidates who attain a passing score on both the entry level exam and the physical abilities test will be placed on the eligibility list to be provided by NTN.  

Protects life and property through emergency incident intervention. Performs fire suppression and fire prevention duties, and provides basic life support emergency medical care is given at a minimum of the Basic EMT Level in the pre-hospital setting to assist victims of illness or injury. Conducts community service activities including community education and pre-plan inspections. Works in a 24/7 operational environment and is subject to call in/call back to support the operational needs of the department.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED Work is performed in accordance with standard operating procedures and direction from the Company Officer either directly or through the assigned fire engineer.  The Company Officer reviews work through performance reviews and conferences.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED Occasionally when temporarily assigned as an engineer.  Direction to career or  part-time firefighters may occur at calls for service.

Minimum Qualifications/Special Requirements

Education and experience:

Graduate from high school or GED;

Course work showing educational requirements meeting NFPA 1001.

Arizona State Certification as emergency medical technician at the basic level or higher. 

Arizona State Certification at the Firefighter Level I or equivalent.

Arizona State Certification at the Firefighter Level II or equivalent.

Arizona State Certification at the Hazardous Materials Awareness Level or equivalent.

Arizona State Certification at the Hazardous Materials Operations Level or equivalent. 

Special Requirements: 

Possess a valid Arizona Driver's License, or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment.

Ability to accurately read and write the English language.

Ability to be available as necessary for emergency call out. 

Essential Functions

Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.  They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it.

Responds to fire, medical,  hazardous materials, and technical rescue emergencies to perform essential functions.

Searches for and rescues occupants, ventilating structures, protects property by salvaging contents, and applies water and chemicals to fires.

Cleans and maintains assigned fire station on a regular schedule to include minor maintenance and repair of quarters and grounds.

Attends and participates in regular and special trainings and drills.

Performs fire prevention inspections and checks burn permit sites.

Performs station requests for blood pressure checks.

Completes all required records and reports in an accurate and timely manner.

Performs medical skills within scope of medical certification in accordance with current medical control protocols.

Cleans and maintains assigned apparatus and equipment; replaces medical supplies and equipment used during emergency response. 

Lays and connects hose lines, directs water and pressure streams, use chemical extinguishers, raises and climbs ladders, ventilates buildings, rescues persons.

Operates all types of bars, hooks, lines, forcible entry tools, and other rescue equipment. 

Performs first responder hazardous materials procedures.

Makes sound decisions and quickly reacts positively under stressful conditions which typically entail the life or well-being of a citizen or public safety member who is in danger.

Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions.

Works 48 hour, rotating shifts in support of a 24/7 emergency services department.  Will be required to work early mornings, evenings, graveyards, weekends and holidays as necessitated to assigned shift rotation and schedule.

This position is subject to overtime and emergency recall during non-working hours due to staff shortage and/or operational needs.

Maintains professional and effective working relationships by providing exceptional customer service and must be able to harmoniously work in a team environment.

Participates in a physical fitness program to maintain physical conditioning.

Firefighters assigned as Certified Emergency Paramedics must perform these duties within the regulations and guidelines of the State of Arizona.

Firefighters assigned to the Hazardous Materials Team, as a Hazardous Materials Technician must meet the certification requirements and standards of the State of Arizona

Maintain regular attendance and recognize attendance as an essential function of this job to ensure continuity.


Participates in shift meetings and special projects.

Assists in public education classes and station tours.

Acts in fire engineer's position on occasion, after proper training.

Performs other related work as required.



Considerable contact with the general public and other first responders in the field or fire station setting.

Regular contact with other public safety and pre-hospital providers.

Regular contact with other city employees. 


It is the policy of the City of Kingman to ensure a safe, healthful workplace for all its employees. It requires that every person in the organization assumes the responsibility of individual and organizational safety. Injury and illness losses from incidents are costly and preventable.  The City of Kingman will employ an effective accident and illness prevention program and a comprehensive wellness program that involves all its employees in the effort to eliminate workplace hazards and promote employee health and wellness.

All employees are expected and encouraged to participate in safety and wellness program activities including the following: reporting hazards, unsafe work practices and accidents immediately to their supervisors or a safety committee representative; wearing required personal protective equipment; and participating in and supporting safety committee activities.  

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics attached to the job description are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Click ++here ++to see the Physical Demands.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position.  This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the position changes.

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Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: See requirements
  • Experience: See requirements

Contact Information

Krista Toschlog

city of kingman
City of Kingman, Arizona 86401
phone: 928753-8568

How to Apply


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