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Recruitment & Careers

  POSITION: ENTRY LEVEL FIREFIGHTER
APPLICATION PERIOD: OPENS MONDAY, June 20, 2022
(Position will remain open until filled)
ANTICIPATED INTERVIEW DATE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 20th (subject to change)
ANTICIPATED START DATE: THE WEEK OF AUGUST 8th (subject to change)
 
 
A BRIEF SUMMARY ABOUT OUR SELECTION & HIRING PROCESS

Nixa Fire District's hiring process is an important part of our core mission. And that is to protect the quality of life and the property of those who live, work, invest, or visit our community.

We are committed to hiring qualified and exceptional candidates who thrive in a team environment, that possess a positive attitude, supports commitment, and will have a sense of pride in what we do. We find these qualities extremely important to our organization and we are committed to fulfill our core values:

~ Respect ~ Integrity ~ Compassion ~ Courage ~ Honesty ~

We know the hiring process can appear overwhelming, lengthy, and may seem challenging. We want all candidates to be informed that there are many steps to the hiring process and it is not intended to be overwhelming. In some cases it can take months from the time the job posting is made until the time of hiring.    

OPERATIONS RECUITMENT PROCESS

  1. JOB POSTING
  2. EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION & SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS 
  3. APPLICATION & SUPPORTING DOCUMENT REVIEW
  4. IN-PERSON INTERVIEW 
  5. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
  6. FIT-FOR-DUTY PHYSICAL & DRUG SCREEN
  7. OFFICIAL OFFER-EMPLOYMENT START NOTICE
  8. ORIENTATION & ONBOARDING

FIREFIGHTER POSTION

TESTING REQUIRMENTS
Must pass Tri-State Alliance testing process and be current on qualification list; visit www.tsfra.com.
Learn more about ErgoMetrics practice exams

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
(candidates MUST submit supporting documents)

  1. Must be at least 18 years old
  2. High School Diploma or equivalent
  3. Vision sufficient to operate hand and power tools; and conduct patient evaluations; read video monitors, gauges, maps, SOPs, rules regulations, and training documents
  4. Valid Missouri driver’s license with no suspensions, revocations, or any other significant moving violations within the last three (3) years. Candidates must pass a Driver's License Check
  5. IFSAC or Missouri DFS FF I & II Certifications
  6. Missouri EMT-B or EMT-P license; please include PALS and ACLS Certifications
  7. Completed and signed Nixa Fire District Application for Employment
  8. Resume and letters of recommendation (optional)
  9. Formal education diplomas
  10. Must pass Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Screen
  11. Must pass a Background Check (due to the nature of public safety as a Firefighter)

Read full Job Description attached for more information

 
 
Email your EMPLOYEMNT APPLICATION and Supporting Document to: career@nixafire.org

 EMPLOYEE BENEFITS    EMPLOYEE INCENTIVES

         

Cory Johnson ~ Firefighter

1 Year of Service

" This job is not easy, we train hard, and I'm proud of it. I didn't realize what I was capable of doing mentally and physically until I pushed as hard as I have on each shift. The people I work with are top-notch and aren't afraid to put in the effort needed to be successful. What better job would I get paid to train with some of the coolest equipment and props out there. I love the fact that when I am here for 24 hours and away from my family at home, that I can come here and it feels like I have another home. This is a job that you're a role model whether you know it or not."

If I could give any advice it would be:

Don't expect this to be easy, and some days are easier than others. When you come to work and put in the effort it's one of the most rewarding feelings at the end of the day. 

HUMAN RESOURCE DIVISION

Athena Comitas-Fitts
Accounting/Human Resource Manager
E-Mail: career@nixafire.org

Phone:
Direct: 417-725-2292
Office: 417-725-4025

~ Our Mission ~ 

To build a successful team that exemplifies high standards of excellence in everything we do and stand for. 

TO ATTRACT

 We are seeking to attract candidates who thrive in a team environment, that are career-minded, who demonstrate a positive attitude, who are committed, and will display a sense of pride in what we do. These qualities are extremely important to our organization, in fact we insist on it! 

 

TO TRAIN

We dedicate and commit ourselves to personal and professional development through training, education, and coaching, to seek innovative and dynamic training opportunities designed to master firefighting skills, professional advancement, stimulate employee retention, and support organizational expansion. 

TO LEAD

We aim to be proactive in positive communication that reflects motivation and support, and reinforces encouragement for members to assist and strengthen them.

TO EMPOWER

We support strong work values that will lead to trust and confidence in decision making and empowerment of its members. Our goal is to reach and meet the highest standard in customer service, firefighting skills, and ensure high-quality organizational purpose.