City of Lenexa - Lenexa, KS

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City of Lenexa , Kansas Fire Department

"CFAI Internationally Accredited Agency”


The City of Lenexa, Kansas Fire Department is currently seeking highly motivated men and women who enjoy working with the public as a firefighter to deliver the highest levels of professional service. Lenexa is a growing, dynamic and progressive city located in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. Our Internationally Accredited agency provides emergency services from 5 strategically located fire stations 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

QUALIFICATIONS : If you take pride in your work and believe in words like service, protection, compassion, teamwork, professionalism, and integrity still have meaning then we encourage you to apply with the following minimum qualifications.

· Be at least 20 years of age at time of employment

· Valid Driver’s License with good driving record: g enerally three violations within the prior three years or one serious offense will remove a candidate from consideration

· High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalent

· Firefighter I and II Certificate or IFSAC Equivalent

· EMT-Basic Certification or License

· Successful Completion of the Candidate Physical Ability Test : Dated between May 18 , 2012 and May 18, 2013

Fire or Medical Science Associate’s degree preferred. Additionally, National Registry Paramedic certification or ability to obtain Kansas paramedic certification is desirable. This position is non-exempt shift work (nine 24 hour shifts in a 27 day work period) and requires the ability to work rotating schedules.

PROCESS: All qualified applicants will be notified by electronic-mail of selection process activity dates. Those taking the Firefighter Selection Written Aptitude Test will be required to provide identification documentation at the time of testing. Those candidates receiving a successful written aptitude test score will be scheduled for the Firefighter Selection Structured Interview. Successful candidates placed on the city’s eligibility list who receive a conditional job offer must be able to pass a medical exam, drug test and pre-employment background screening. Additionally, within one year of hire, firefighters must establish residency so as to be able to report work within 30 minutes . Highly competitive starting pay and compensation package including health, dental, life, short term disability; both state and city sponsored defined benefit pension plans, educational reimbursement and much more.

TO APPLY: Applications are only accepted online and must include both resume and minimum qualification certifications. All documents must be saved as a singular document and submitted with the online application. The resume should include education and credentials, as well as the last ten years of employment history. Application packets must be submitted no later than April 26, 2013 by 5:00 p.m. C.S.T. Additional information and application assistance is available at:

Lenexa City Hall, Human Resources

12350 West 87th Street Parkway

Lenexa, KS 66215