• Full Time
  • The City of Overland Park Kansas
  • Starting Pay: $13.77- $18.05/hr. ($45,836.79 - $60,082.69 annually) Candidates with previous experience and income as a Fire Medic may be placed into the OPFD step plan from Step 1 up to Step 5. USD / YEAR
  • Salary: Starting Pay: $13.77- $18.05/hr. ($45,836.79 - $60,082.69 annually) Candidates with previous experience and income as a Fire Medic may be placed into the OPFD step plan from Step 1 up to Step 5.

Website The City of Overland Park Kansas

Experienced in medical response? A public safety career is calling here in Overland Park.

The City of Overland Park is actively seeking full-time Paramedics for our Fire Department.

To apply, please go ​http://recruit.opkansas.org  (Application Deadline: 06/30/2022)

This is a highly skilled emergency medical services position. Provides squad-based advanced life support first response on emergency medical call scenes. Maintains fire station equipment, apparatus, quarters, and operating equipment; provides public education; and prevention duties. Work is performed in accordance with general supervision and written procedures, under the command of a superior officer. Work if reviewed in progress and upon completion. Candidates with previous experience and income as a Fire Medic may be placed into the OPFD step plan from Step 1 up to Step 5.

❖ Starting Pay: $13.77- $18.05/hr. ($45,836.79 – $60,082.69 annually)

❖ Normal Work Schedule: 24-hour shift; schedule to be determined by supervisor.

❖ Full-time Benefits (Healthcare / Retirement / Pension)

❖ No City residency requirement

 

Requirements:

❖ High school diploma or GED and be 18 years of age or older.

❖Associates Degree in Fire Science and/or Emergency Medicine is preferred.

❖ Current paramedic certification by the Kansas Board of EMS or National Registry Certification for Paramedic with requirement to obtain KS certification within 1 year of hire date.

❖Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, physical, and psychological evaluation.

❖Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an insurable driving record.

❖Preference will be given to Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2 Certification in the State of Kansas or equivalent International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Pro Board Certification.

To apply, please go ​http://recruit.opkansas.org  (Application Deadline: 06/30/2022)

Questions? Please call (913) 895-6139 EO/M/F/D/V

To apply for this job please visit recruit.opkansas.org.