Archive for October, 2019

Fire Prevention Inspector 195133

Fire Prevention Inspector 195133

Job Opening – Firefighter/EMT – Junction City Fire Department

City of Junction City Fire Department

Job Announcement


Applications Accepted Until Filled

Applications can be fill out at:

Base Pay:

Firefighter/EMT   $13.85 Per Hour/ $40,262.00 Annual, 24 Hours On/ 48 Hours Off

Firefighter/AEMT $15.32 Per Hour/ $44,265.00 Annual, 24 Hours On/ 48 Hours Off

Firefighter/ EMT-Paramedic $16.73 Per Hour/ 48,643.00 Annual, 24 Hours On/ 48 Hours Off


This work involves training under close supervision for the protection of life and property by Firefighting, EMS and Rescue activities. A major portion of time is spent training and studying methods, techniques, and organization, as well as routine duties in the maintenance of department property and equipment.

Junction City Fire Department (JCFD) is a Fire based EMS system the minimum of the First Year with the Department will be working as an EMS Technician at the level of qualification at the time of hire.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. certificate. Must possess and maintain a Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services/ National Registry of Emergency Medical Services Technicians certificate for Emergency Medical Technician, (EMT; AEMT or EMT-Paramedic), and valid Kansas driver’s license and be willing to undergo Firefighter qualifications in accordance with NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications.

Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check.

Interested candidates are required to submit a complete City of Junction City application along with documentation of a Kansas and/or National Registry EMT certification, and all other Emergency Service Credentials.

Successful applicants that meet the minimum requirements for the position will be invited to an assessment process that will consist of:

  1. Written Exam
  2. Physical Agility Assessment of Firefighter Skills
  3. Oral Interview

KFMO Fire Prevention Education Consultant 195114

Fire Prevention Education Consultant 195114

Fireground Survival Program

KFMO Prevention Inspector 194664

For More Information: Fire Prevention Inspector 194664

Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs Elect New Officers

(Lawrence, KS October 22, 2019) – The Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs held their annual conference October 18-20, 2019 in Hutchinson, KS. Elected as officers were: President Tim Smith, Tonganoxie Township Fire Department, Vice-President Lester Kaiser Marion County Fire District 5. Pat Collins Riley County Fire District 1 will serve as the Past-President. Appointed as new District Representatives are Scott Hilbrink, Colby Fire Department, and Rick Wesley, Barber County Fire Department.

The remaining slate of officers were re-appointed.

District Representatives:

  • Darin Myers, Ellis County Fire Department
  • Bob Sims, Abilene City Fire Department
  • Craig G. Duke, Topeka Fire Department
  • Bobby White, Reno County Fire District 3
  • Duane Banzet, Neodesha Fire Department
  • Ken Seirer, Garden City Fire Department
  • Pro-Chiefs Section President: Jeff DeGraffenreid, Olathe Fire Department
  • Fire Prevention Section President: Gene Robertson, Garden City Fire Department
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Bill Stark

“I am honored to have been elected and am looking forward to serving as the KSAFC President for the coming term. There have been many great leaders who have served in this role before me. I hope to continue to build the groundwork that has already been put in place and to be innovative as we look to the future,” stated Tim Smith, newly elected Board President.  “As leaders, our purpose is to improve the Fire Service in the State of Kansas through the effective support of our members and partner agencies. I look forward to the continued work in the coming years with this great organization that will make a difference in the Fire Service across the state.

Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs (KSAFC) was established in 1916. The KSAFC mission is to provide chief fire officers and managers of emergency services in Kansas with a forum to discuss issues and dispense information applicable to life safety and property conservation, and to provide education, services and representation to enhance the professionalism and capabilities of the fire service.

For more information about KSAFC visit or contact Tim Smith at 913-845-3801.

KSFFA Regional Fire School – Utica – November

KSFFA Regional Fire School
Hosted by Utica Rural Fire District
November 2-3, 2019
Location: 315 S. Ohio, Utica


Saturday All Day – 8 a.m.

1. Vehicle Extrication
2. KSFFA Skills Trailer
3. Engine Company Operations for Small Departments
4. Pump Operations

Sunday Morning – 8 a.m.

  1. Ventilation
  2. Fire Behavior
  3. Fire Cause & Determination

Sunday NOON

  1. KSFFA Burn Trailer
  • These courses are offered at no charge.
  • These schools are open to all firefighters/EMS
  • The KSFFA furnishes medical insurance for all participants.
  • The KSFFA is not responsible for lost or damaged clothing or equipment.
  • If you desire to have Firefighter One or Two testing, this must be pre-registered through Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute.
  • The KSFFA offers fit testing with its porta-count machine at all regional fire school.



2020 KSFFA Annual Golf Tournament

2020 KSFFA Annual Golf Tournament

Job Opening – Firefighter/AEMT/EMT – Cherryvale

Cherryvale Fire Department

Job Opening – Firefighter Recruit – Shawnee Fire Department

The Shawnee Fire Department is a dedicated workforce striving for excellence in community safety and emergency services. The Department is a combination fire/emergency medical service provider with career personnel. Each member is sworn to protect the lives and property of all City residents. The City of Shawnee is actively accepting applications for the position of Firefighter.  The Firefighter position performs duties related to fire prevention, suppression, emergency rescue, basic life support, and first aid under emergency conditions frequently involving considerable danger.

For more information, check out our Firefighter hiring brochure here. (Download PDF reader)

2019 Youth Firesetter Intervention Seminar

Registration for the free 2019 Youth Fire Intervention Team of Eastern Kansas Annual Seminar is now open. We have a great seminar lined up this year and have included case studies on when interventions went right and lessons learned when things did not go as planned. The seminar is being held at Lenexa Fire Station 93 on November 7th this year and lunch will be provided. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions!


Corey A. Sands, CFO, FM, IAAI-CFI
Fire Marshal
Shawnee Fire Department

2019 YFIT registration

2019 Kansas Statewide FirstNet Roadmap User Forum

We are excited to announce that in collaboration with First Responder Network Authority, the Kansas Statewide Interoperability Advisory Committee will be hosting a 2019 Kansas Statewide FirstNet Roadmap User Forum in Junction City.

 This informational event will include discussions on key issues surrounding the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) and its deployment across the state and region. Speakers will consist of network users from across the state, representatives from the First Responder Network Authority and AT&T FirstNet.

 You are cordially invited to attend and learn best practices, hear use cases, get answers to hard questions, and connect with others across the state. The event will also feature an AT&T FirstNet deployable, demonstrations, as well as public safety vehicles on display with equipment and devices connected to FirstNet.

 Register today!

Please share with other Emergency Services leaders and governmental leaders.

32nd Annual Girard Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial


Girard will be hosting is 31st Annual Fallen Firefighters Memorial Sunday October 20th at 1400 Hrs at the Girard Fire Station. This years memorial will be recognizing the 119 men and women that are being added to the National Memorial in Emmitsburg.

Any Honor Guards wishing to participate, or if anyone has any questions, please contact me .

Thank – you

Craig D. Garrett

Fire Prevention Week Proclamation

2020 FRA Seminar

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