Submitted by efields on Wed, 11/10/2021 - 12:13
Job Type
Full Time
Company Name
City of Pikeville
Date Posted
Job Description


Job Type                                                      Regular, full-time position

Salary                                                           Dependent upon experience & qualifications

Required education                                    High school or equivalent

Required license/certifications                 Valid driver’s license; EMT certification preferred;


Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • No convictions for a felony or domestic violence offense
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Candidates must pass a physical agility test
  • Good driving, police, and employment record
  • EMT Certification STRONGLY preferred
  • Must adhere to the City of Pikeville Fire Department Tattoo Policy (see policy excerpt below)


7. Tattoos, Brands, Body Mutilation

    A. Visible tattoos and brands are prohibited for all fire employees.

    B. Members with existing tattoos and/or brands are prohibited from obtaining additional

        visible tattoos and/or brands



  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Sick Leave/Holiday Pay
  • Employees join Kentucky Public Pensions Authority (KPPA)
  • No cost for employee-only medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • No cost for employee basic life & AD&D insurance coverage
  • Additional life and supplemental insurances available
  • Supplemental insurances available
  • All uniform items are provided
  • 24-hour/48-hour shift schedule


Testing Process

  • Physical agility test
  • Written exam
  • Applicant background interview
  • Suitability screener
  • Oral interview
  • In-depth background investigation
  • Drug screen
  • Medical physical examination


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The CITY OF PIKEVILLE provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy/child birth related medical conditions, national origin, disability, veteran or family status, an individual’s status as a smoker or nonsmoker, genetic makeup or any other status or condition protected by applicable local, state or federal laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.