Firefighter-North Kansas City, MO-Deadline March 20, 2015



The City of North Kansas City, Missouri is establishing eligibility lists for both Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/Paramedic.  Currently; the City currently has several vacancies.

Applications will be accepted until 5:00pm, Friday, March 20, 2015. Note: all applications must be submitted on-line (link to application is located at the end of this announcement); please do not submit applications and/or other documentation in any other format unless requested to do so.

Compensation & Benefits: The pay range for Firefighter/Paramedic is $42,275 – $63,400 annually ($16.21 – $24.31 hourly), DOQ. The pay range for Firefighter/EMT is $36,761 – $55,142 annually ($14.10 – $21.15 hourly) DOQ.  The City offers a full range of benefits including medical and dental insurance, paid leave, both a defined benefit plan (Pension) and a defined contribution plan (457) and a tuition reimbursement program.

24-hour personnel work the Berkeley schedule and have one Kelly day in each 28 day work period.

Minimum Qualifications: Firefighter/EMT -     Must possess current Firefighter I and II Certifications and CPAT(or have obtained by May 31, 2015); Must possess and maintain certifications and qualifications necessary to meet NFPA 1001 standards. HAZMAT Operations and Awareness Certification preferred;  Must possess & maintain EMT-B or EMT-P (Paramedic) License with Missouri State Certification or National Registry;  Must have passed the Blue River or Johnson County Community College Firefighter written entry exam, or equivalent if applying from out of the KC metropolitan area: Must possess and maintain current American Heart Association Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation; Must possess a valid driver’s license; Must pass annual physical exam as prescribed by NFPA 1582.


Firefighter/Paramedic -  Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification. PHTLS, PALS preferred.

The City of North Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer.


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