Firefighter/Paramedic Job Posting

The Cottleville Fire Protection District is seeking applicants for Firefighter/Paramedic positions to be placed in a future eligibility hiring pool.

Firefighter/Paramedics provide the necessary manpower and expertise to assist in normal, as well as, emergency operations of the department as directed by the Company Officer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in assigned duties
    • Daily work routine
    • Public Relations
    • Hydrant inspections
    • Hose testing
    • Fire prevention inspections
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Interface with assigned relief person and inform same of necessary information.
  • Complete any and all forms and checklists, which may be required of their assigned positions.
  • Participate in apparatus and equipment checks and reports any deficiencies to the company officer.
  • Inform the company officer of any safety issues that are observed.
  • Participate in all training evolutions that the crew is involved in.
  • Perform all assigned evolutions, as directed by the company officer, at emergency incidents.
  • Responsible to always present a professional appearance and attitude when representing the District.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of District Best Practices, Policies, and Collective Bargaining Agreement.


  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Valid Missouri Driver's License
  • Possess and maintain a good driving record
  • Firefighter I and II certifications that are accepted by the Missouri Division of Fire Safety
  • Possess and maintain, as a condition of employment, a current and valid Missouri Paramedic license or current licensure with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as a Paramedic
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS & CPR Healthcare Provider
  • Possess a valid Candidate’s Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certificate, issued in the past twelve (12) months at the time of job offer to continue with pre-employment testing.
  • Successful passage of drug screen, physical exam, and fitness test upon job offer.


Cottleville Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer