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October 18, 2022

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC - Would you like to work in the Kansas City metro area? Competitive pay and benefits! The Kearney Fire and Rescue Protection District, a growing suburban area, is accepting applications for Firefighter-Paramedic to fill immediate openings. Applicants must be a high school graduate or equivalent, and possess a Missouri State Vehicle Operators License, Missouri State Paramedic License, FFI & II certification is preferred. Students currently enrolled in Paramedic school are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be in good physical condition with no criminal history. We desire applicants that are community minded. Candidate will be required to perform normal firefighting activities, operation and working knowledge of fire, rescue/EMS vehicles and equipment including the care and transportation of patients. CPAT certification or completion of department physical abilities evaluation will be required by hire date. Interviews will be given to all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications. Applicants will be notified of interview date and time. If hired a post-offer medical exam and drug screen will be required. Current salary range for non-exempt shift work is estimated at $55,567 - $78,421 for Firefighter-Paramedic (experience may be considered). Competitive benefits include employee health/dental/vision insurance, MO LAGERS L6 retirement, disability insurance, sick and vacation accrual. Application forms are available on our website: KearneyFire.org. or may be requested by mail at P.O. Box 341, Kearney, Missouri 64060 or by calling Administrative Assistant Rhonda Fort at (816) 628-4122, Monday - Thursday. Return application with cover letter and copies of your high school diploma or GED, certified official copy of Motor Vehicle Driving Record, current driver's license, EMT or EMT-P license, FFI and II certificates and birth certificate. Position open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be processed. EOE

We are seeking Paramedic applicants for immediate openings.

Salary Range $55,567 - $78,421 (experience may be considered)

The Fire District offers a competitive benefits package including
  • Employer paid health/dental/vision insurance for employees
  • Partial Paid Dependent Coverage
  • MO LAGERS Retirement L6
  • Vacation & Sick Leave Accrual
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Educational Incentive
  • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • 457 retirement Plan (employee contribution)
  • Medical & Child Care Cafeteria Plan
Qualifications Include:
Firefighter 1 & 2 certification and Missouri Paramedic license. However, the district will consider certified firefighters currently enrolled in paramedic school or licensed paramedics that require firefighter certification.
  • Missouri Vehicle Operators License
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Good Physical Condition
  • No Criminal History
  • Physical Abilities Evaluation
  • Post Offer NFPA Physical and Drug Screen
Applications can be found at www.kearneyfire.org and should be delivered to 201 E 6th Street, Kearney, MO 64060 EOE

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