Job Announcements: Firefighter/EMT-Basic or FF/EMT-Advanced




City of Homer

The City of Homer is accepting applications for two positions; Full-Time Firefighter/EMT-Basic (EMT I) or Firefighter/EMT-Advanced (EMT II, EMT III).  Successful applicants must pass the following screenings: pre-employment drug screening, NPFA approved physical examination, and a comprehensive background investigation.  Must be able to annually pass the physical exam, fit test, and meet the physical ability requirements for a Firefighter and EMT as defined in Homer Fire Department policy.  High School Diploma or GED required.  Valid Alaska Driver License required, with a CDL preferred.  See job description for additional information.

Residency requirement:  Employees of the Homer Volunteer Fire Department are required to live within a 15 minute maximum response/ drive time to Fire Station 1

Starting salary for Firefighter/EMT-Basic (EMT-I), $65,782.00 or higher, DOE

Applicants who meet the qualifications for Firefighter/ EMT-Advanced (EMT-II or EMT-III) will qualify for higher rate of pay based on experience

Questions?  Please email:

Fire Chief Kirko


Deputy Fire Chief Kahles

A detailed job description and application is available at

Position closes July 3, 2023.

The City of Homer is an EEO/AAE



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