Job Opening – Firefighter – Mission Township Fire Department

Mission Township Fire Department is a progressive fire department that is willing to invest in a person’s professional and training needs. If you desire stability and aspire to being a long term career full-time firefighter with a suburban Township fire department please apply now!

Mission Township Fire Department is accepting applications through April 14, 2017 for a full-time position. Position to be filled: 24 hour shift that works an ABC schedule after an orientation and short academy during regular business hours. The successful candidate must:

• Have and maintain a minimum of a Kansas Certified Emergency Technician and maintain current CPR certification.
• Have and maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license. (Class B non-commercial will be required after starting full-time.)
• Must be 21 years of age. Pass a medical exam and agility test.
• Must sign a no tobacco use agreement that is enforceable on and off duty.
• Must be FFI certified. If not FFII certified, must obtain FFII certification within one year of hire.
• Applicant must attend and successfully pass the AEMT curriculum when available and approved by the Fire Chief.
• Will need to attend and successfully pass the Instructor I curriculum within 18 months. Special circumstances if class is not offered timely.
• Must meet the quarterly drill requirements per MTFD Policy each quarter.
• Must attend monthly staff meetings. (Rare circumstances are approved such as preplanned vacations)

Benefits include:
• Starting salary $35,000
• Member of KPERS
• Advance life insurance and disability insurance
• Accruing sick leave (up to 22 days)
• Overtime available, but not required
• Holiday pay at double time
• Special duty leave for approved training

MTFD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon that employees (or applicant’s) race, color, religion, sex, or national origin (Public Law 88-352, July 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 253, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 2000e et. seq.).

Please submit a complete full-time application and resume to Chief Forrest Walter by April 14, 2017,  by 1400 hours.

Application for full-time


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
KSFFA’s Fire News Blog Home Page

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