Firefighter/EMT – Kansas City Fire Dept

UNIFIED GOVERNMENT OF

WYANDOTTE COUNTY/KANSAS CITY, KANSAS 

Anticipated Hire Date: October 17, 2013

        Posting Begins: January 24, 2013                                                   Posting Ends: April 10, 2013

 

Deadline to pick up applications is Monday, April 1, 2013.  No applications will be handed out after April 1, 2013. Completed applications, together with all forms required, must be filed with Human Resources no later than 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Applications and instructions to applicants may be obtained in the Human Resources Department of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, 701 North 7th Street, Rm. 646, Kansas City, Kansas between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Applicants must be a United States citizen; possess a valid driver’s license; good moral character; vision with at least 20/100 correctable to 20/30; and be 21 years of age by date of hire. Fingerprints will be obtained at the time the complete application is submitted with all forms required. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Applicants applying for Firefighter/EMT must have current certification as a Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT); or currently possess a National Registry Certification. Applicants with the National Registry Certification must complete the conversion process with the Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services for Certification as a Kansas Emergency Medical Technician within Sixty (60) days of being hired. Failure to possess Kansas EMT Certification by those sixty (60) days will result in immediate termination. The approximate starting salary is $2,914.72 per month.

Applicants applying for Firefighter/MICT must have a current certification as a Kansas Mobile Intensive Care Technician (MICT); or currently possess a National Registry Certification as a Paramedic (EMT-P); or a current Kansas Certified Emergency Medical Technician who is currently enrolled in a Kansas MICT program; or a National Registry EMT who is currently registered in a National Registry EMT-P program must provide a letter from school confirming program enrollment and graduation date. Pending MICT applicants must possess their Kansas MICT certification within one year from their date of hire; failure to do so will result in immediate termination. Applicants with the National Registry Certification (EMT-P) must complete the conversion process with the Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services for Kansas Certification within sixty (60) days from the date of hire. Failure to possess Kansas Certification within those sixty (60) days will result in immediate termination. Applicants must have current ACLS Certification. The approximate starting salary is: $3,351.41 per month. 

Applicants applying for Firefighter MICT/or EMT must return the completed application with all of the following:

  • Official High School Transcript (Sealed Envelope) (ANY AND ALL HIGH SCHOOLS ATTENDED)
  • Official GED displaying scores (Sealed Envelope) (IF APPLICABLE)
  • Official College Transcripts – if applicable (Sealed Envelope) (ANY AND ALL COLLEGES ATTENDED)
  • Birth Certificate (Original State Certified Document) (A COPY IS NOT ACCEPTABLE)
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proof of Certification (Must show expiration date)
  • ACLS Certification
  • DD-214 – Long form which specifies type and reason for discharge (If applicant has prior military service)
  • Pre-Employment Questionnaire

**INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED**

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST PRESENT THE ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED – COPIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

HUMAN RESOURCES WILL COPY DOCUMENTS THAT ARE REQUIRED.

As a condition of employment, all candidates must pass the following tests: Written Exam, Physical Ability, Background Investigation, CVSA (truth verification test), Psychological Evaluation, and physical and drug screen. Applicant must be a resident of Wyandotte County OR willing to relocate within 12 months from date of hire.

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