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Are you interested in being a fire fighter for the City of Florence?
Florence Fire/EMS Department is a combination department, meaning the department is made up of career and volunteer firefighters. All department personnel must be at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, have a valid driver’s license, be free from felony conviction and successfully pass a drug screening. Florence Fire/EMS Department accepts applications anytime for career and volunteer positions. Applications can be obtained at our Headquarters located at 1152 Weaver Road, M-F 0800-1630.
Career Fire Fighter
Florence Fire/EMS tests annually to establish a pool of qualified candidates for consideration in future hirings. In addition to the requirements listed above, career applicants must hold a Kentucky 150-hour Firefighter Certification or an equivalent IFSAC, Pro-Board or similar certification. Applicants must hold a current Kentucky or National EMT Basic or Paramedic certification. Although not required to apply, applicants must possess a current Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) card in order to be offered a position. For information regarding CPAT please reference the Kentucky Fire Commission:
or contact Rick Larkins, at 859.753-7282, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Fire Fighter
Florence Fire/EMS Department maintains an active volunteer staff. In addition to responding to significant incidents our volunteer members staff an engine company several evenings per week and/or can schedule to ride with our career staff. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, possess a high school diploma or GED, have a valid drivers license and reside in Boone County or a city immediately adjacent to Florence. Prior fire fighting experience is preferred but not required for volunteer applicants. Interested individuals should complete and submit a Fire/EMS Volunteer Application.