“One Team, One Job, One Mission”
Application Deadline Date: March 8, 2019
Job Opening ID# 510567
Starting Salary: $3,130/month (hourly rate varies based on assigned schedule)
The Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department is now accepting Firefighter applications.
The minimum eligibility requirements are:
• You must be a KCMO resident who lives within KCMO city limits at time of application and appointment.
• You must be 18 years of age by March 8, 2019.
• You must not have turned 30 years of age prior to March 8, 2019.
• You must be a high school graduate (or possess a state-issued GED/HiSET).
**UPDATE:** Now conditionally accepting May/June 2019 graduates. *
• You must possess a valid driver’s license at time of application and appointment.*
Minorities, women and active military personnel are encouraged to apply.
Applications can be submitted online at www.kcmo.gov/careers.
Hard copy applications can be picked up and submitted at City of KCMO, Human Resources Dept., 414 E. 12th St., 12th Floor, KCMO, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST.
Hard copy applications can also be picked up at Fire Headquarters, 635 Woodland, Suite 2100, KCMO, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST, but CANNOT be submitted at this location.
*Information must be clearly specified in application materials. If applying online, be sure to enter driver’s license information. Making a copy and attaching to your application materials is also advised.
For more information, visit www.kcmo.gov/careers or call (816)513-4697 or (816)513-1903. After review of completed applications, eligible applicants must pass the Entry-Level exam to move forward in the process.
|Critical Recruitment Information|
The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline.
To have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed descriptions of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.
For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of “high school graduation” also includes the state-issued GED certificate.
For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.
Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of “an accredited” degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U. S. Secretary of Education.
Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must received by the published Application Deadline, 5 p.m., CT. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, CT.
All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, Mo., within nine months.
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE
POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY: The City of Kansas City, Mo., does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Recruitment and Selections Division at 816-513-1945.