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Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits for employee and family.
  • Operations Firefighters work approximately ten, 24-hour shifts per month.
  • City of Lincoln pension plan.
  • Tax deferred compensation and Roth accounts available.
  • Vacation leave.
  • Sick Leave (approximately 144 hours per year, with unlimited accrual).
  • Life and Disability Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program counseling.
  • Uniform/Quartermaster.
  • Paid military leave (180 hours).
  • Other leaves include emergency, funeral, maternity leave, jury duty, family and medical.
  • Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program $1200 per year.
  • IAFF Local 644 union membership available.
  • Employee Discounts (gym membership, cellphone service, and more).

Salary

  • Firefighter/Paramedic: $48,856 - $78,300
  • Fire Apparatus Operator: $67,290 - $75,636
  • Fire Captain: $75,910 - $88,705
  • Pay Scale

This page last updated: 12/01/17


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