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  • 04/12/2021 2:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fire District #1 – Johnson County is accepting applications to fill an immediate hiring.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years or older and have a High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Firefighter I & II Certification
    • Haz Mat Ops
    • Current Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification
    • Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) within the prior year
    • Fire Service Entrance Exam (FSEE) certification
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record
    • The ability to pass a post offer physical and drug screen and background investigation
    • Must be available to work rotating shifts

    Download the full job description here.

    Applications must be received by Friday, April 23, 2021 to be considered.

    Please visit our web-site at www.jocofd1.org to learn more about Fire District #1 and to download an application.

  • 04/12/2021 2:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The City of Herington Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter. This is a highly skilled firefighting and fire prevention position.  The position responds to fires and other emergencies to protect life and property, extinguishes and prevents fires, maintains fire station equipment and apparatus, operates equipment. Conducts public education, fire prevention, inspections, and building codes. 

    How to Apply:            

    Submit cover letter and resume with online application (available at Cityof herington.com) to: Firechief@cityofherington.com

    • Range: 14.00-18.00 per hour (based on certifications)
    • Date Closes:  April 30, 2021
    • Hours:   40 hrs. per week

    Download the full description here.

  • 04/07/2021 7:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fire Fighter I
    City of Garden City, KS
    Salary: $37,564.80 - $47,652.80 annually


    Responds to fire alarms and other emergency calls, trains with and operates firefighting equipment, participates in fire prevention programs, fire suppression activities, public education, hazardous materials, station maintenance, and training activities. Receives direction from and reports to a Company Officer or Acting Company Officer, Lieutenant, Battalion Chief or Acting Battalion Chief, Fire Marshal, or the Fire Chief.

    Download a full description here.

    To apply, visit: www.garden-city.org

  • 04/05/2021 7:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Applications are now being accepted for City of Parson Fire Department.

    To apply, go online to  http://www.parsonsks.com to apply online, email firechief@parsonsks.com for a packet via email, or come by 1819 Washington, Parsons, KS to pick up a packet personally.  

    • No Previous Experience Necessary (FF I & II & EMT preferred)
    • We Provide All Training
    • Competitive and Challenging Environment
    • Supportive Staff and Mentoring Program
    • Be Self-Motivated and Eager to Learn
    • Be at Least 18 Years of Age
    • Have High School Diploma or GED (College hours are preferred)
    • Have a valid Driver’s License
    • Have NO Felony or Misdemeanor Convictions
    • Physically Fit to Perform Strenuous Duties
  • 03/29/2021 12:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The City of Great Bend has full-time FF/EMS openings. If you have been searching for a rewarding, hands-on career, now is the time to apply! This position responds to emergency situations including fires, persons trapped, hazardous conditions, and medical emergencies. This position will also inspect equipment daily, conduct safety training for the community, inspects fire hydrants, and completes all necessary training.

    After completion of the training period, this position will work 24-hour shifts. Weekend and holiday work is required. Firefighters are expected to respond to major emergency calls when off duty.

    Aptitude, physical agility and background investigations will be conducted and, after the interview process for qualified candidates, job offers will be contingent on pre-employment physical ability testing and drug screening.

    The requirements of the position are as follows: Valid Kansas driver's license, high school diploma or GED is required and as well as training as an EMT, Paramedic and/or Fire Science. The ideal candidate will have the ability to read and interpret written instructions and have strong communication skills.

    This position requires Firefighter I and EMT certifications. The City of Great Bend offers competitive pay and an excellent package of employee benefits.

    You may apply at: www.greatbendks.net

    You may contact our Human Resource Director by calling 620-793-4111 or you may email rkeasling@greatbendks.net for further questions.

  • 03/12/2021 9:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    The Fairmount Township Fire Department in Basehor, Kansas is currently seeking highly motivated men and women who are passionate about serving the public and delivering the highest level of professional service to a growing community as a firefighter. This entry level position is an operational position assigned to serve the community in emergency response and mitigation efforts to save lives and protect property. The positions work under supervision to perform a variety of critical fire department functions including: firefighting, rescue, emergency medical response and patient care, fire safety inspections, preplans, public education, efficient operation of equipment, and maintenance of facilities.


    1.      Applicants must have a Kansas Driver’s License, High School Diploma or GED, and IFSAC certified minimum Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazardous Materials Awareness, and Hazardous Materials Operations. Emergency Medical Technician Certification in the State of Kansas or National Registry, and NIMS 700, ICS 100 & 200 at time of application to be considered for appointment. Internal applicants must be a member in good standing and may apply without the Firefighter 2 or EMT certification. Applicants will be required to sign a letter of agreement to obtain the Firefighter 2 or EMT certification within 18 months of their hire date or face termination.

    2.      Candidates who don’t have at least 2 years part time employment with Fairmount Township must have successfully passed two tests: The Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) within the prior year (copy required with application) and the Written Fire Service Entrance Exam (FSEE) with a score of 70 percent or better within the prior two years. (copy required with application)

    Ideal candidates should have basic knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and equipment employed in modern firefighting; fire hazards and fire prevention techniques; and the application of fire records to fire prevention, fire protection, and Fire/EMS report writing. Candidates should be able to perform all functions associated with fire suppression, EMS, rescue, fire prevention, and station/equipment maintenance activities as assigned by the department. Candidates should also have the ability to communicate effectively and portray a positive image of the organization to the general public and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the organization and outside agencies.

    Desirable qualifications include: certifications for Driver Operator, Fire Inspector, and a related associate’s degree, supplemented by formal training in firefighting techniques; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


    The starting salary for the Full-Time Firefighter position is approximately $37,739.52, plus benefits. This position will work a 24-hour Berkeley shift schedule: 24 hours on (8 a.m. to 8 a.m.), 24 hours off, 24 hours on (8 a.m. to 8 a.m.), 24 hours off, 24 hours on (8 a.m. to 8 a.m.), four days off. Then the schedule repeats.


    Candidates interested in this employment opportunity, should submit an Application, Resume, including copies of required certifications and a brief overview of relevant work experience and education to: Fire Chief Mike Lingenfelser at Fairmount Township Fire Department, PO Box 136, Basehor, Kansas. For a detailed position description and to download an application, please visit the Departments website at www.fairmountfd.org Positions are open until filled.


  • 03/10/2021 10:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Currently accepting applications for a full-time, entry level Police/Fire Officer position with the Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority (MTAA) Police and Fire Department. Pursuant to K.S.A. 74-5616(1) applicants must be 21 years of age to be certified as a Kansas Law Enforcement Officer. Police and/or fire background desired. Must be able to work a 24-hour shift schedule consisting of 24-hours on duty followed by 48 hours off-duty, and to work overtime as requested. Starting entry level annual salary of $34,278 plus benefits including health insurance and participation in KPERS (Kansas Public Employee Retirement System). The Police/Fire Officer I is classified as a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) non-exempt position.

    Job Responsibilities Include:
    The employee is responsible for protecting life and property within the Topeka Regional Airport jurisdiction by performing ARFF (Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting), law enforcement, structural fire suppression, wildland fire suppression, wildlife control, emergency medical care, vehicle rescue and hazardous materials responses. Although current police, fire fighter and/or EMT experience, training or qualifications are desired, MTAA Police and Fire will provide basic training and qualifications to competent applicants after hiring.

    Application - https://www.mtaa-topeka.org/images/igallery/Application_Police_and_Fire.pdf
    Detailed job description - https://www.mtaa-topeka.org/images/igallery/Job_Description_Police_Fire_Officer.pdf

  • 03/08/2021 9:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Firefighter I – City of Leawood, Kansas

    Closing Date: Monday, April 26, 2021

    Starting Rate of Pay: $14.01 / hour, Paramedic License additional 10% stipend.  (This is a benefits eligible non-exempt position.)

    The City of Leawood, Kansas is currently accepting applications for Firefighter.  Applicants must have a minimum of a High school diploma or equivalent, completion of Firefighter I & II Certifications, Hazardous Materials Operations Certification and Emergency Medical Technician license-KSBEMS.  Must have taken and passed Firefighter Entrance Exam and Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.  Must possess a minimum of a valid Kansas Class B or Missouri Class E driver’s license within two (2) years of hire.

    Applicants are required to submit an online employment application, certifications and resume. To apply go to the posting link and view the entire job description visit https://www.leawood.org/human-resources/.   

  • 03/05/2021 1:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Office of the Fire Marshal currently has several job openings. 

    • Fire Prevention Inspector  - Sedgwick County 
    • Research Analyst - NFIRS
    • Fire Prevention Education Consultant 

    The link below takes you to the State of Kansas jobs website to be able to apply for them. 


  • 02/23/2021 1:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Riley County Fire District #1 is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a full-time Deputy Chief.

    Position Summary: The Deputy Fire Chief is primarily responsible for analyzing, developing, leading, and implementing comprehensive, effective programs that will provide the highest level of service and protection to Riley County. The Deputy Fire Chief reports directly to the District Fire Chief and regularly assumes command of the District in the absence of the Fire Chief.

    View the full job description here.

    Applications should be submitted to the career portal at: https://ks-rileycounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/

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