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Muscatine has a progressive Fire Department staffed with FULL-TIME personnel who provide fire protection and ambulance services to the City of Muscatine as well as fire protection and hazardous material response to the surrounding area.

FIREFIGHTER: Work involves the performance of related emergency and non-emergency fire and medical duties in line with departmental operations, as well as maintenance of all fire fighting and medical equipment, building and grounds. Work is performed according to departmental procedures and regulations and instructions received from a superior officer who supervises and evaluates work performed.

In the absence of a higher ranking officer, the fire fighter will begin operations according to standard firefighting practices and departmental standard operating procedures.

Complete a City of Muscatine employment application.

To be eligible for hire candidates must:

Have or be able to obtain a CPAT card
Have a minimum certification of Iowa EMT or NREMT (EMT certified candidates will be required to enter into an agreement to become certified as a paramedic within 3 years, in a course chosen and paid for by the City.)

Pass a written exam as required by the City. Each candidate holding a CPAT card will be given a link to take the written test online at a date determined.

Pass physical and drug screen post job offer

Establish residency within 30 air miles of Muscatine city limits within specified time period

TO APPLY: *Candidates with a current CPAT certification are required to provide confirmation upon application submittal.
*Applicants must provide copies of current state EMT certification and class information, as applicable, including start and end dates) in their application.

Preference will be given to candidates with current paramedic certification.

Applications are accepted at the City’s career center website: