The City of Reading is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic and Firefighter/EMT. Due to COVID-19, paper applications are not available at city hall. All applicants must apply online during the application period.
Applicants for Paramedic must be a Pennsylvania EMT-P, PHRN, National Registry Paramedic, or currently enrolled in an accredited paramedic program. Applicants must also be certified and eligible for Eastern PA EMS Council Medical Command at time of appointment.
Careers in the Reading Fire Department and Civil Service Testing and governed by the PA 3rd Class City Code. View the Fire Department Civil Service testing info here: https://www.readingpa.gov/sites/default/files/fire/documents/Fire%20Application%20Flyer.pdf
The application process is open now through May 31, 2020. Those interested are asked to visit the city’s website https://www.readingpa.gov/content/employment for full details of the application process.