Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
Osage Beach Fire Protection District - Osage Beach, Missouri

Feb 20, 2023

Application Deadline:
Feb 20, 2024

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$44,850 annual

Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Respond to fire alarms with assigned company; lay and connect hose; maintain pumping apparatus; hold nozzles and direct water streams; raise and climb ladders; ventilate burning structures; enter buildings to evacuate occupants.

• Operate all types of fire operation and rescue equipment including portable fire extinguishers, pike poles, hand lines, smoke ejectors, salvage covers, forcible entry tools, aerial ladder equipment and emergency medical equipment.

• Respond to emergency medical incidents such as auto accidents, gas system leaks and animals in distress; analyze patient needs and administer emergency medical treatment until relieved by medical personnel of equal or higher level of certification.

• Preserve evidence at fire scenes.

• Assist and perform the maintenance and repair of fire equipment and apparatus such as hydrants, trucks and support equipment.

• Participate in fire station housekeeping.

• Perform search and rescue of individuals in hazardous environments including collapsed buildings, auto accidents, hazardous material spills and confined spaces.

• Attend special instruction in firefighting emergency medical techniques; perform drills with other engine company staff; become familiar with district layout, established response routes and water supplies; prepare and maintain a variety of firefighting preplan drawings and schematics.

• Operate fire apparatus, tools and equipment as required.

• Step-up as Fire Engineer as required.

• Attends continuing education courses as required.

Peripheral Duties

• Provide general information to the public concerning fire prevention practices and procedures.

• Assist with training programs and group presentations relative to firefighter duties and fire suppression.

• Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: None

Job Requirements

Age : 18

Citizenship Required : Yes

High School Grad/GED : Yes

Valid MISSOURI Driver's License : YES, OR able to obtain Missouri license within 6 months.

Ability to Read/Speak English : Yes

Vision : Pass NFPA 1582 Physical Exam after conditional job offer at expense of Osage Beach Fire Protection District


Firefighter I & II

State of Missouri or National Registered EMT-Basic Current CPR card

IAFF/IAFC CPAT card within past year


Able to work any assigned shift, including nights, holidays and weekends.

Able to work a 48-hour on-duty, 96-hour off-duty schedule. (We work a 48/96-hour work schedule)

Available to work overtime as assigned and as needed on an emergency basis.

Must meet local standards pertaining to qualifications, training and/or eligibility for hiring placement or promotion.


Application Review

Oral Interview

Conditional Job Offer

CONDITIONAL JOB OFFERS : If selected through the hiring process, candidates will be provided a conditional job offer, conditioned on; confirmation of required certifications and requirements, a background check, drug screen, and successful results of an NFPA 1582 physical exam.

This requirement will be at the expense of the Osage Beach Fire Protection District.

PHYSICAL : Pass NFPA 1582 Physical Exam after conditional job offer at expense of Osage Beach Fire Protection District

Contact Information

Steve Stafford

Osage Beach Fire Protection District
1170 Bluff Drive
Osage Beach, Missouri 65065
phone: 573-348-1221

How to Apply


to submit for written and physical testing if you do not already have a current CPAT card.

Follow the link to submit an application on the fire district website:

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