22 days old


City of Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
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Full-time position available with KCMO’s Fire Department. Normal Work Days/Hours: Varies. Responsible for all patient care (Advanced as well as Basic Life Support) according to patient care modalities in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, statutes and protocols. Documents patient medical records. Provides direction to other crew members, as it pertains to patient care. Serves as an emergency responder in fire protection, rescue services and hazardous materials response. Responds to alarms of fires or other emergencies with a pumper company, operates assigned pumps, aerial ladders and auxiliary equipment. Lays and connects hose, and directs fog, chemical and water streams. Raises and climbs ladders. Uses chemical extinguishers, bars, hooks, lines, and related equipment. Responds to emergency calls for drownings, inhalator cases, accidents and natural or other catastrophes. Administers emergency medical care per procedures prescribed by Emergency Medical Services Director and to the individual's standard of training as a Paramedic. Participates in fire drills and attends classes in firefighting, emergency medical care, and related subjects. Inspects buildings and premises for compliance with fire prevention ordinances, for pre-planning and familiarization activities, and delivers public education material. Performs general custodial work in the upkeep of departmental apparatus, equipment and structures. Participates in special details for pumping flooded basements, tracing dangerous gas leaks or smoke. When assigned to the airport duty as a member of the fire and rescue squad, responds to all aircraft emergencies, such as potential hazardous landings, aircraft fires, crashes, and airport structural fires. Receives specialized training for aircraft familiarization and firefighting techniques applicable to combating aircraft fires and crashes. 


REQUIRES high school diploma or possession of a state-issued GED/HiSET. Must be 18 years of age by February 11, 2019. Must not have turned 30 years of age prior to February 11, 2019. 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. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO 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 to your application materials is advised. Preference given to those who possess Firefighter I & II certifications.

Starting Salary: $3,287/month. Application Deadline: February 11, 2019. Apply online at www.kcmo.gov/careers. EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.


Posted: 2019-01-24 Expires: 2019-02-23

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