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. For more information about the fire department, visit is skilled fire fighter work performed as part of the Public safety operations of the City.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 rankingofficer, the fire fighter will begin operations according to standard firefighting practices and departmental standard operating procedures.Note: EMT certified candidates will be required to enter into an agreement to become certified as a paramedic within three years. EMT candidates currently enrolled in a paramedic program will be required to be certified by the end of the one year probationary period. Applicants must provide copies of current state EMT certification and class information, as applicable, (including start and ending dates) in their application.Preference will be given to candidates with current paramedic certification.A CPAT orientation will be held on January 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm and January 19, 2019 at 10:00 am at Fire Station 2, 2122 Stewart Rd. Anyone is welcome to attend, even if an application has not yet been submitted.