Job Title: Fire Fighter/EMT
Salary: $13.61 - $19.06 Hourly
$3,303.32 - $4,624.57 Monthly
$39,639.89 - $55,494.86 Annually

Job Type: Full-time
Location: City of Yuma, Arizona
FLSA: Non-exempt position, eligible for overtime compensation.

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Looking for a wonderful career opportunity? This position offers great pay and benefits, a 20-year retirement system, and a superb work environment.

Please carefully review the required certifications listed under "Minimum Qualifications" below. If you do not possess all of the required certifications, you will not be considered. If you do possess all of the required certifications, come join our team!

Note: You must provide a valid email address on the application and select the 'Notify via email' box. Applicants will be notified via email regarding the confirmed written test date.

SUMMARY: Under general supervision, provides fire suppression, prevention, emergency medical and rescue response operations.

Job Duties:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

Minimum Qualifications:
A High School Diploma or G.E.D. Must be at least 18 years old. Must possess Fire Fighter I and II, Arizona Emergency Medical Technician or National Registry, Hazmat First Responder Operations, and CPR certifications, a valid Driver's License and a good driving record. Must pass the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and a medical examination.

A Candidate Physical Ability Test Preparation Guide is available by clicking on the link below.

Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Preparation Guide

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: An employee in this class is required to live within fifteen (15) miles of the City limits, and within the United States.

Selection Process:

Written Exam: If qualified, you will be notified when the next written test is scheduled. You must pass the test to proceed.

CPAT Orientation: All candidates who pass the written test and selected are strongly encouraged to attend eight Candidate Physical Ability Orientation Classes. You will be notified when the next orientation dates are scheduled .

Candidate Physical Ability Test: Candidates who successfully pass the written examination will be scheduled to attend CPAT testing.

Video: Selected applicants, after passing the CPAT Exam, will be scheduled for a video Exam.

Interview: Scheduled after passing the Video Exam.

Medical Examination: Prior to hire.


The City of Yuma does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability. You may contact the City of Yuma Human Resources Department at One City Plaza, PO Box 13012, Yuma, AZ 85366-3012; (928) 373-5125 or Fax (928) 373-5126 or TTY (928) 373-5149