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JOB POSTING- Firefighter (Hiring List)

Position Type:

Firefighter EMT or Paramedic

Posted Date:

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (Applications at

Closing Date:

Friday, April 20, 2018 (by 4pm)



The Firefighter is responsible for responding to incidents and performing the appropriate level of care for personal injuries or illnesses and firefighting duties. The Firefighter shall be able to perform these operations under both emergency and non-emergency conditions, within the policies and procedures set by the District. It is the intent of the District that any other paid personnel below the rank of Assistant Chief will have no residency limitations. The Firefighter is under the general supervision of the Company Officer, Lieutenant or in his/her absence the Battalion Chief. During emergency incidents, the Firefighter is under the general supervision of the Incident Commander.



Graduation from high school or the equivalent.

Candidates for the position of Firefighter must have attained certification through IFSAC or Missouri DFS FF I & II and Missouri EMT/B.

Paramedics must maintain a current Missouri License, PALS, and ACLS certification.

The candidate shall have a Missouri operator license with no suspensions, revocations, or any other significant moving violations within the last three (3) years.

The candidate shall meet all District application requirements.


The Fire District is a member of the Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance. As a member of this Alliance, the District will also be recruiting from the list generated by the Alliance. Visit their website at for information on testing dates and locations, and to obtain a packet to register for an upcoming test.


Lateral transfers and other applicants will be considered if the Fire Chief or designee determines no acceptably qualified applicants applied from Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance.


A full job description, wages, and benefits and District application will be available at www.nixafire.orgor by calling the district office at 417 725-4025 during normal office operating hours. The Nixa Fire Protection District is an equal opportunity employer.




The Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance is a consortium developed to allow Fire Service agencies in Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma to jointly provide pre-hire testing for firefighter candidates.


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