Job Opening: Firefighter / EMT

The City of Bardstown is now accepting applications for the full-time 24/48 position of Firefighter / EMT.  


  • 18 years of age
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license
  • Complete a background check, including drug screen
  • Complete a physical
  • Must have a current Candidate Physical Agility Testing (CPAT) unless completing a lateral transfer from another full time position from another department
  • Or Any full-time firefighter who is currently employed or who has previously been employed by a Kentucky fire department in accordance with KRS prior to January 1, 2013
  • Kentucky or National Registry E.M.T.


  • 24 hours on, with 48 hours off
  • Starting Salary: $32948
  • State Training Incentive: $4,000 (after completion of requirements)
  • Health insurance, life insurance, LTD, paid holidays
  • C.E.R.S. Hazardous Duty Retirement

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Submit completed application to:

 City Hall, Attn: Chief Mattingly
220 N. Fifth Street
Bardstown, KY 40004
Contact: Chief Billy Mattingly, 502-349-6562

The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-free Workplace.