Benefits and Incentives for Firefighters

  • Firefighter's pension with Retirement at age 55 with 25 years of service
  • Medical and dental insurance (the City pays a portion of the coverage)
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Paid Military Leave
  • Paid General Leave
  • Longevity bonus every 5th year of service
  • Funeral leave
  • Credit Union enrollment available
  • $25,000 Life insurance policy paid for by the City
  • Educational tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (Personal and family counseling)
  • Free annual medical physicals
  • Long and short-term disability plan (Voluntary)

Equipment Incentives

  • All personal protective equipment is provided
  • All basic training is provided on site (no out of town travel) 

Compensation Incentives

  • Base salary increases are available for firefighters who have an associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree
  • ◦ Bilingual compensation (must pass competency test)