Website Lake Havasu City

Paramedic Firefighter

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Paramedic/Firefighter Trainee Hiring Rate: $16.63/hourly
Firefighter/Paramedic Hiring Rate: $18.30/hourly

Applications will be accepted for this position until an adequate pool of applicants have applied. First application review will take place two (2) weeks after posting and as needed thereafter. The posting is subject to close at any time, so you are highly encouraged to apply early.

Interested applicants are required to submit an online application at and attach required certifications as listed below. Applications received without certifications will be rejected. In order to be considered for the pre-approved testing process with Lake Havasu City, a CURRENT PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION is required.

REQUIRED FOR TESTING CONSIDERATION – CURRENT PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION: State, County, Local or National Registry Paramedic Certification. (Expired certifications will not be accepted)  If selected, candidate will be required to obtain Arizona Paramedic Certification within twelve (12) months of hire.

NOT REQUIRED FOR TESTING CONSIDERATION – FIREFIGHTER I & II CERTIFICATION: issued by a recognized State or Federal Certifying agency.

Incumbent hired as Paramedic/Firefighter Trainee will be required to attend a Fire Academy and obtain Firefighter I & II  Certifications at the discretion of the Fire Department. Rate of pay will remain Paramedic/Firefighter Trainee rate as listed above until required certifications are obtained.


Incumbent must be at least 18 years old.
High School Diploma or GED equivalency.
Current State, County, Local or National Registry Paramedic Certification.

Special Requirement: If selected; candidate must provide at the time of offer acceptance, a current valid CPAT certification issued by National Testing Network (NTN) or another licensed CPAT provider. CPAT certification must be completed within the past twelve (12) months of offer acceptance date.

Lake Havasu City Fire Department has partnered with National Testing Network (NTN) to administer the written exam and Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). You must schedule your written exam and (CPAT) with National Testing Network (NTN) directly by visiting their website at Candidates may schedule testing at any of the testing facilities; however, testing must be completed before being considered for testing.

Lake Havasu City must be a chosen department to view your test scores as outlined on the National Testing Network website. Testing with National Testing Network must have been completed within the last twelve (12) months with an overall score of 70% or better.

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