(Job Opening ID #513454)
Full-time position available with KCMO’s Fire Department, location varies. Normal Work Days/Hours: Varies. Come join the largest and busiest Fire/EMS service in the metro. Responsible for all patient care (Advanced as well as Basic Life Support) in accordance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, statutes, and protocols. Completes all applicable patient care reports and provides direction to other crew members as needed. Serves as a First Responder in the areas of Fire Protection, Rescue Services and Hazardous Materials Response, as well as Aircraft Firefighting and Emergencies. Responds to calls of fire and other medical and non-medical emergencies. Functions as a Firefighter and completes all assigned duties related to that assignment. Also functions as a Paramedic and provides care and/or transport as prescribed by the procedures prescribed by the Emergency Medical Services Director. The Fire Department will provide all training to attain fire related certifications and continuing education required to keep all necessary licensures. Performs general custodial duties to maintain fire stations, equipment, and apparatuses. REQUIRES high school diploma or possession of a state-issued GED/HiSET. Must be 18 years of age by December 6, 2021. Must not have turned 30 years of age prior to December 6, 2021. Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of application and appointment. Must possess a valid Missouri State Paramedic License or National Registered Paramedic (EMT-P) license, obtain and maintain City privileges at the Paramedic level, and obtain and maintain ambulance credentialing. Must successfully meet all requirements of the KCFD Academy and be able to obtain Missouri State FF I & II within the first year of employment. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post offer physical. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of KCMO within 9 months. Information must be clearly specified in application materials. If applying online, be sure to enter driver’s license information. Making a copy of driver’s license and Paramedic license and attaching it to your application materials is advised. Preference given to those who possess Firefighter I & II certifications. Salary Range: $3,287-$6,786/month. Application Deadline: December 6, 2021. Apply online at www.kcmo.gov/careers. EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.