Firefighter/Paramedic: Liberty Missouri Deadline: September 20, 2017


Deadline: September 20, 2017

Job Description:

Liberty, MO (pop. 30,000) is ideally located northeast of Kansas City on Interstate 35. Liberty enjoys easy access to the amenities of the big city, while preserving the atmosphere of a small town. Founded in 1822 and named for the principle that Americans hold most dear, Liberty is the second oldest incorporated town west of the Mississippi River.  Liberty has a 29 square mile boundary with a traditional downtown square that is the heart of the community.

The City of Liberty is an organization that serves the public with integrity while offering its employees harmonious work/life balance, flexibility, self-directed work and great benefits all within a highly collaborative environment.   We are dedicated to providing the highest level of services to ensure an exceptional quality of life for our community.

The Fire Department is currently accepting applications for an eligibility list for future employment opportunities based on competencies for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.  Applicants must be able to perform varied technical and administrative tasks, while being capable of handling strenuous activities dealing with fire suppression and Emergency Medical Services.


  •     High School Diploma or Equivalent
  •     Possession of a MO Paramedic License or current National Registry Paramedic
  •     Firefighter Certifications
  •     Hazardous Materials Operations Certifications
  •     Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) within the last 12 months (preferred)
  •     Possession of a valid driver’s license
  •     Post offer background Investigation
  •     Post offer medical examination and drug test

A process will be completed for the applicants that are determined by the City to meet the minimum qualifications.  This process will determine eligibility for employment.  Beginning salary for Firefighter/Paramedic non-exempt shift work is $3,557 per month with an established step plan, a full benefit package, including a pension plan (L-6) through Missouri LAGERS.

Position is open until 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 20, 2017.  A City of Liberty Employment Application and copies of Missouri Paramedic License or National Registry Paramedic and Firefighter Certifications must be received in order to be considered.

To apply online Click here.

For a form to print and complete by hand, see Employment Application under “attached files” on the right side of the screen.

Applications are also available at City Hall.

Completed Applications, Licenses and Certifications should be submitted to:

City of Liberty
Attention:  HR/Risk Mgmt
101 E. Kansas Street
Liberty, MO 64068
Fax: (816) 439-4419

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

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