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Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association

Firefighter - City of Overland Park

07/29/2020 12:23 PM | Mary Napier (Administrator)

The City of Overland Park Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter.

Application Deadline: 07/31/2020.

Apply online, attach a resume, cover letter and view your online application at www.opkansas.org. If unable to apply online, visit the HR Office between 1 p.m.-4 p.m., M-F. City of Overland Park Human Resources Dept. 8500 Santa Fe Drive Overland Park, KS 66212 EO/M/F/D/V


Responsibilities: This is a highly skilled fire fighting, emergency medical services and fire prevention position. Extinguishes and prevents fires to protect life and property; maintains fire station equipment, apparatus, quarters, and operating equipment; provides public education; and prevention duties. Work is performed in accordance with general supervision and written procedures, under the command of a superior officer. Work is reviewed in progress and upon completion. Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain an insurable driving record. Associates Degree in Fire Science and/or Emergency Medicine is preferred. Prior to applying must have current CPAT certification. Emergency Medical Technician Certification in the State of KS or National Registry. If National Registry certified, the employee must obtain Kansas Board of EMS certification within the first year of employment. Must have Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2 Certification in the State of Kansas or equivalent International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Pro Board Certification. Attaching a resume does not complete the application. You must fully complete the application to be considered for employment. All fields including the required licenses and certificates must be completed or you will be automatically disqualified. An email address is necessary to apply online and receive an electronic confirmation that you have successfully submitted the application. Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, physical, and psychological evaluation. Qualified applicants will be scheduled for a FireTeam Video Test during the week of 08/03/2020. Learn more at www.ergometrics.org. Copies of all required certifications will be collected at this time and are mandatory before allowing entrance into the exam. A photo ID will be required before allowing entrance into the exam. 24-hour shift; schedule to be determined by supervisor. 

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