OPENING DATE: 09/15/2021
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
Description: The City of Richmond is accepting applications for a Firefighter/EMT. Qualified applicants must be highly motivated, energetic professionals. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: fire suppression activities, performs emergency rescue activities, provides emergency medical care, response to hazardous materials incidents, operations of associated equipment and apparatus; participate in training activities to maintain and improve the level of fire suppression and emergency medical skills, inspects and maintains equipment, performs preplans and fire inspections, and involvement in fire preventions programs.
Qualifications: Minimum of 18 years of age; High School graduate or equivalent; possess a valid Missouri Driver’s License with no restrictions; a driving record that demonstrates responsible and safe driving behavior; applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of a Firefighter/EMT; and must live within 15 minutes response time or willing to relocate during employment.
Missouri State Certified Firefighter I & II
Missouri State Certified in Hazardous Materials Response
State Certified and Licensed Emergency Medical Technician
Salary: Salary range for this position is $34,022 to $48,544.
Starting salary based on qualifications, plus benefits. Benefits package includes paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS), medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Available voluntary benefits include Aflac supplemental insurance, 457(b) retirement plan, term life insurance, and flexible spending accounts (FSA) for medical expenses and dependent care.
Application Process: Must submit a City of Richmond “Application for Employment” for consideration. Your application must include all relevant education and experience you possess, including at least the past four employers, and at least three references who are not relatives or past/present supervisors. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Applications available at Richmond City Hall, 205 Summit, Richmond MO 64085, phone 816-776-5304, or city website: www.cityofrichmondmo.org. Applications may be submitted electronically to [email protected].. Questions can be submitted to Chief Mark Sowder at 816-776-2115 or [email protected].
The City of Richmond is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The City of Richmond prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, s*x, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The City of Richmond conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.