City of Pikeville | Pikeville, KY

Date Posted: 11/16/2023 9:29:02 AM


Firefighter/EMT City of Pikeville Fire Department – Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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.


  • Generous paid time off (PTO) & sick leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Employees join Kentucky Public Pensions Authority (KPPA)
  • Fully paid employee-only medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Free life & AD&D insurance coverage for employee
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance available
  • All uniform items are provided
  • 24-hour/48-hour shift schedule

Hiring Process

  • Physical agility test
  • Oral interview
  • Must pass in-depth background check
  • Must pass drug screen
  • Medical physical examination

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.

Application Deadline: 12/20/2023

To apply, submit your application online at the city's website, Send resumes to

Emily Fields
HR Director
243 Main Street
Pikeville, KY 41501

Phone: 606-437-5132