Job Opening – Mission Township Fire Department

Mission Township
3101 SW Urish
Topeka Kansas 66614

Mission Township Fire Department is accepting applications and a cover letter through June 15, 2018 or until the positions are filled for 2 full-time positions.  Positions open are the 24 hour shifts that works an ABC schedule. The successful candidate must:

  • Have and maintain a minimum of a Kansas Certified Emergency Technician and maintain current CPR certification by date of offer of employment.
  • Have and maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license.
  • Must be 21 years of age. (If at least 18 and under 21 MTFD must get approval and waiver from our insurance carrier)
  • 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 currently 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. Possibly higher for experience.
  • 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 discrimination 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, cover letter and resume to Chief Forrest Walter by June 15, 2018 1400 hours

Application for full-time


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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