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March 5, 2021
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids will be received by the Kearney Fire & Rescue Protection District at the Office of the Kearney Fire & Rescue Protection District, located at 201 E. 6th Street, Kearney, Missouri, until 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 22, 2021. Due to the district's current COVID-19 Procedure Plan, Bids will be opened and publicly read through Zoom access for:
Roof Replacement Project
201 E. 6th Street, Kearney, Missouri
This contract provides for but is not limited to the removal & replacement of all composition roofing, flashings, vents and complete all appurtenant work for completion of the project.
Prospective bidders are encouraged to schedule a site visit with the Fire Department before submitting Bid
Copies of Bid Documents may be provided from Kearney Fire & Rescue Protection District, 201 E. 6th Street, Kearney, Missouri, for a no cost fee. The Kearney Fire & Rescue Protection District reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive all informalities or irregularities therein. No bid may be altered, withdrawn, or resubmitted within sixty (30) days from and after the date set for opening of bids. Each bidder shall take into consideration the number of days for completion of the project as specified in the Proposal. Payment for all work performed and materials furnished for construction by the Contractor shall be made in cash or check in accordance with the provisions of the contract and acceptance of work by the Kearney Fire & Rescue Protection District.
Construction covered hereby will be subject to all requirements of the Prevailing Wage Law of the State of Missouri and to the wage rates determined by the Industrial Commission of Missouri and set fo1th in the Contract Documents.
To be advertised 3 consecutive days.
KEARNEY FIRE & RESCUE
BY CHIEF KEVIN PRATT
First Insertion: Friday, March 5th, 2021
Click here to download and view the Bid Package with more details.
March 2, 2021
FIREFIGHTER/EMT & FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC
The Kearney Fire and Rescue Protection District is accepting applications for full-time Firefighter-EMT and Firefighter-Paramedic. We have one immediate paramedic opening to fill and will establish an eligibility list for a minimum of the next 12 months or until the list is exhausted. Applicants must be eighteen years of age, high school graduate or equivalent, and possess a Missouri State Vehicle Operators License, Missouri State EMT or Paramedic License and be FFI & II certified. Applicant should be in good physical condition with no criminal history. Candidate will be required to perform normal firefighting activities, operation and working knowledge of fire, rescue and 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 that 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 base salary for non-exempt shift work is estimated at $39,574 annually for FF-EMT and $45,169 for FF-Paramedic. Benefits include employee healthcare, MO LAGERS retirement, 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. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. March 19, 2021, incomplete applications will not be processed. EOE
Click here to download an application.
Effective 03/17/2020 12:00
Due to the critical nature of EMS/Fire first response we are implementing restricted public access to the fire station and personnel. This will include pausing our onsite/station CPR training, car seat installation, station tours, public displays etc. We also have to restrict receiving outside food and drink from the community.
This procedure will remain in effect until such a time as deemed safe. At this time there are currently no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Clay County. However, the situation here in the U.S. and abroad is changing daily.
We would like to remind you that If you are feeling generally ill (not having difficulty breathing or chest pain) and have reason to believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, please call your health care provider for instructions. Do not go to the emergency room or the health department for testing. Please see the information below from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn more about what COVID-19 is, how it spreads, travel guidance, information for health care providers and more. You can also stay informed by following Clay County Public Health Center on Facebook and Twitter.
More questions about COVID-19? Call the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) hotline at 877-435-8411. The hotline is being operated by medical professionals and is available 24 hours a day (with an average wait time of 5 minutes,) 7 days a week.
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