Lateral Move Program

  • Must have 12 months of certified paramedic experience with any city, county, or state agency or serve as a part-time paramedic for the Ankeny Fire Department to be eligible for a lateral move
  • All lateral entry paramedics are subject to the same hiring process and must pass all steps of the hiring process as all other fire applicants


  • $66,993 certified with at least 1 year of experience.
  • $70,342 certified with at least 2 years of experience.
  • $73,860 certified with at least 3 years of experience.

Effective 7/1/22


Deputy Chief Frank Prowant