Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic

  • Full Time

CVG Airport Authority

The Airport of Choice to work for, fly from, and do business with

Firefighter/EMT                                                                   Firefighter/Medic

Entry: $57,408                                                                       Entry: $63,232

Six month: $58,843                                                               Six month: $64,812

One year: $60,314                                                                One year: $66,433

Lateral Entry Rates Available!

+ State of Kentucky Education Incentive* = $4,300

*Upon satisfying the 300-hour required training, the State of Kentucky will begin paying the $4,300 education incentive.

CVG is deeply committed to our mission of becoming the airport of choice to work for, fly from and do business with. To do this, we foster a culture of teamwork, innovation and continuous improvement. Every employee has the opportunity to make a difference, to make travel through CVG an unforgettably positive experience. Join our team of talented professionals in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Join the team that keeps the traveling public safe roadway to runway!

As a member of the CVG Fire Department you will perform the traditional firefighting responsibilities in a unique airport environment. You will train and respond to fire alarms and declared emergencies to provide efficient airport safety and security protection.

Qualifications include:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older and have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent, and a citizen of the United States and pass drug and criminal background screenings.


  • A Kentucky Certified 300 hour Basic 2 Firefighter preferred or the equivalent amount of training hours to qualify for 300 hour status (minus any required aircraft training hours).


  • Kentucky Certified EMT/Medic or ability to obtain in one year of employment.


  • A valid operator’s license


  • Valid CPAT Certification upon Conditional Offer of Employment.

Apply today!  Applications will be accepted via until 11:59 pm on March 4, 2024. 

Required documentation:  Copies of a Birth Certificate, Degrees or proof of required education, and any other pertinent paperwork, to include letters of recommendation must be attached to the submitted application no later than 11:59 pm on March 4, 2024. 


  • Competitive medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage options. Health Savings Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account and wellness programs. CVGAA offers a $0 premium medical plan option and does not charge a working spouse surcharge.
  • Employer and employee contributions to KY Public Pension Authority retirement plan
  • 401(k) and 457 options
  • Generous paid time off including 10 holidays a year
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development programs
  • Performance Reward Program

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