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Fire Department


The Nicholasville Fire Department opens its application process when vacancies occur. Applications are not kept on file for future openings.

General qualifications and requirements for firefighters:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must pass a written test
  • Must pass a physical agility test
  • Must pass background and reference checks
  • If offered employment, must pass a physical exam

Nicholasville Fire Department is not currently taking applications.

For other positions within the city, please contact the city's human resources director, Kathy Rhineheimer, at 859-885-1121 or kathy.rhineheimer@nicholasville.org to find out about openings in this or other city departments.

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