Fire Department


Employment Opportunities

The Bardstown Fire Department is currently hiring for a full time firefighter/EMT working a 24/48 shift.  You must be EMT certified, a minimum of 150 hour Kentucky Certified Firefighter, and have a current CPAT card.  Starting pay is $40,000.   Please download and complete the application found below and return to Bardstown Fire Department Station 2 at 220 N 5th St Bardstown.      

Volunteer Firefighter

Bardstown Fire Department is seeking men and women to join our department and become volunteer firefighters. We are staffed by full and part-time personnel as well as volunteers. Our volunteer firefighters are an integral part of our department. If you have the desire to serve your community and meet our requirements, contact us or stop by and fill out an application at 220 N. Fifth Street, Bardstown.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Pass a background check and medical exam
  • Adhere to department grooming policy which includes being clean shaven and maintaining a positive public image
  • Receive 18 hours of training per quarter (minimum)
  • Perform 24 hours of standby time per month which may be in (2) 12 hour blocks or (1) 24 hour block
The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Click here for our application