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More InformationThe Fort Osage Fire Protection District is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter
Paramedic (Paramedic students are welcome to apply) and Firefighter EMT. This is an outstanding
opportunity for dynamic professionals to become valued members of an innovative, progressive, fire
district. The Firefighter Paramedic and Firefighter EMT will work as a team member in functions of
emergency medical services and fire suppression operations, in both emergency and non-emergency
operations. Individuals hired shall be able to work as a driver/operator for both fire and ambulance type
Under the supervision of the Fire Captain, a Firefighter/Paramedic and Firefighter EMT’s
responsibilities include daily support of shift operations in emergency and non-emergency functions,
directing personnel in the assessment and treatment of sick or injured people, assist with maintaining
buildings, grounds, equipment, and apparatus, and assisting with Community Risk Reduction
programs along with other members of the fire company. Work shift: 24 on/48 off.
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
• Must possess and maintain Missouri Paramedic License
• State Certification of Firefighter 1 & 2
• State Certification of Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations
Applications are available on our website www.fortosagefire.org. Please send a resume, professional
references and supporting certifications along with your completed application to: Fort Osage Fire
Protection District P.O. Box 287 Buckner, MO 64016. Applications will be accepted until May 25, 2017.
You may contact (816) 650-5811 with any questions or concerns.
The District has the right not to hire any of the applicants for the position, or to terminate the hiring
process at any time, in its sole discretion. Successful completion of post-offer criminal background
screenings, drug test, and medical physical are required.
The Fort Osage Fire Protection District provides an excellent compensation, benefits, retirement
package, and educational incentives to include an annual $10,000 incentive for Paramedics. All new
employees will be pro-rated for months worked. The Fire District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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