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Reading Fire
Department

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*Disclaimer the email list will only be valid until December 31st of the current year, if you wish to be notified you must email every year.*
 

Application period currently open for Paramedic (non-fighter position).

Applicant must be at least 18 years old, hold a valid driver's license and pass a background check
 

Applicants for Paramedic must be a Pennsylvania EMT-P, PHRN, National Registry Paramedic, or currently enrolled in an accredited paramedic program.  Applicants must be certified and eligible at time of appointment.
 



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Careers in the Reading Fire Department are Civil Service Testing and governed by the PA 3rd Class City Code

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ON-GOING TRAINING

 

 

The training division provides new techniques and refresher training for career members. They provides various training sessions for other City Departments. They also conduct product review and recommendations.

 

EMPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS
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Career Firefighter Paramedic Job Description


Career Firefighter/EMT Job Description


Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic Salary & Benefits


Civil Service Testing Process


CPAT Candidate Preparation Guide