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  • Be at least 18 years of age by hire date
  • Have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess/maintain valid driver's license/excellent driving record
  • No serious criminal record
  • Excellent work history and attendance record
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States

Eligible candidates must…

  • Firefighter I & II Certification (IFSAC of ProBoard)
  • Missouri EMT or Paramedic licensure
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Certification (IFSAC of ProBoard)
  • Candidate Physical Abilities test (CPAT) certification within the last 12 months of application
  • B-5 Fire Service Entrance Exam testing/score within the last 12 months of application
  • Pass a post-hire medical physical and drug screen

More Information

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Independence Fire Department
Training Unit
950 North Spring
Independence, MO 64050
(816) 325-7123