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Reminder: KCFD firefighter applications due Feb. 15

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Fire Department’s 2013 Firefighter Recruitment will conclude on Friday, Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. Individuals who are interested in a career as a firefighter may obtain a job application online at Paper applications are also available at:

Century Towers

635 Woodland Ave, Suite 2100

Kansas City, MO 64106

Emergency Medical Services Bureau

6750 Eastwood Trafficway

Kansas City, MO 64129

City Hall, Human Resources Department

414 E. 12th St., 12th Floor

Kansas City, MO 64106

The minimum eligibility requirements are:

• Applicant must be 19 years of age by Feb. 15, 2013.

• Applicant must not have turned 30 years of age prior to Feb. 15, 2013.

• Applicant must be a high school graduate (or possess a state-issued GED).

• Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of application.

• Preference is given to paramedics, veterans and City of Kansas City, Mo., residents.

• Minorities, women and active military personnel are encouraged to apply.

• Non-residents must move into City of Kansas City, Mo., city limits within nine months of employment.

Completed applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to the following address:

City of Kansas City, Mo.
Human Resources Department, 12th Floor
414 E. 12th St.
Kansas City, MO 64106

Please note, applications must arrive at the Human Resources Department by Feb. 15, 2013 at 5 p.m. Applicants who choose to mail their applications are advised to mail them as soon as possible to ensure their timely arrival.

For more information on fire recruitment, please call 816-784-9999 option #2 or 816-513-1929 or visit

Media inquiries may be directed to Battalion Chief James Garrett at 816-784-9172.


City News Releases - 2013

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