Position Detail:

Grandview Fire Department
7005 Highgrove
Grandview, MO 64030

Jackson County

816-761-1226
www.grandview.org

Hiring Information:


Position: FIREFIGHTER
Last Filing Date:  March 7, 2018
 

Special Instructions:  

open until filled
 

Requirements

POSITION SUMMARY

Grandview, Missouri is a first tier suburb in the KCMO metropolitan area with a population of 25,000. Grandview Fire Department is a cutting-edge department of 41 full-time employees performing the challenging work of emergency medical care, fire suppression, fire prevention and rescue. The fire department operates a 24/48 hour shift schedule. The department operates one ALS pumper, one ALS ladder truck and two fully staffed ALS ambulances from three stations.



Job responsibilities

Responds to emergency situations and incidents to suppress fires, affect rescues/extractions, participate in searches, mitigate hazardous materials and perform other duties as assigned and capable.
Operates fire fighting tools, aerial equipment, emergency medical equipment, extrication and rescue equipment and a variety of related tools and vehicles.
Provides basic life support and emergency medical care.
Participates in on-going technical and physical training to maintain certifications.
Cleans and performs routine maintenance and minor repairs to department facilities.
Participates in fire prevention and safety education/promotional events. Conducts station tours and gives presentations and demonstrates the use of fire suppression and safety equipment.
Assists in documenting incident and provides incident information to appropriate agencies and supervisor.


minimum qualifications

Required Qualifications:

Possession of a valid state driver?s license
High school diploma or equivalent
Firefighter I & II, Hazmat Awareness, and Hazmat Operations
Current CPAT (within one year prior to application date)
Passing Fire Service Entrance Exam score (within one year prior to application date)
Missouri or national registered EMT and basic life support certifications (CPR-Health Care Provider)


Preferred Qualifications:

Missouri or Nationally Registered Paramedic and advanced life support certifications (ACLS, PALS, ITLS)
Vocational/technical training in firefighting and emergency medical treatment with two years of fire fighting and paramedic experience or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.








PAY

$34,430 - $48,160

In addition to base pay, Firefighters receive 240 hours of Holiday Pay and a full benefit package.



Benefit package includes health, dental, vision and life insurance; Missouri LAGERs Pension; ICMA-457 Retirement; discounted fitness membership to a state-of- the-art community center, tuition assistance program and employee wellness program.



TO APPLY

Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements and copy of certifications to one of the following:

Email: jobs@grandview.org
Fax (816)763-3902
Apply in Person: Grandview City Hall, 1200 Main Street, Grandview, Mo. 64030

 
Starting Salary:  $34,430 - $48,160
Top Salary:   N/A
 
Contact:   Grandview City Hall
1200 Main Street

Grandview, MO 64030
816-316-4906
jobs@grandview.org
http://www.grandview.org/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/466/155

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: N/A
Number of Firefighters: N/A
 

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