Job Posting: Lab Aide, Fire Science – Johnson County Community College


Lab Aide, Fire Science

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Job Description
The typical duties that may be performed are:

– Interaction with students with limited knowledge of subject matter.
– Assist students in performing hands-on tasks in which students have received classroom instruction.
– Act as a safety officer for a group of 4 to 8 students insuring students are not subject to unwitting or unnecessary harmful acts.
– Assist the adjunct faculty in duties necessary to insure learning is and has taken place.
– Assist in setup and tear down of needed props and drills

Set up and proctor Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT).

Required Skills

Lab Aide shall have subject matter knowledge of specific material to be trained upon during the hands-on class operations.

The individual shall be State certified as follows:
Fire fighter I
Firefighter II
Hazardous Materials Operations

Required Experience
This position requires experience as a firefighter on a fire department. Previous experience should include active structural firefighting. In addition, the individual should have experience in extrication and hazardous material response.

Benefit Information:

Click here for a summary of our benefit information. For a summary of our adjunct faculty compensation, click here.

Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc) refer to the links on our Career page.

Job Location

Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
$18.08 per hour. Eligible for voluntary tax sheltered annuity, use of Lifetime Fitness Center, JCCC Hiersteiner Child Development Center, and Staff Development.
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Job Posting: City of Leavenworth Fire Department

Firefighter: The City of Leavenworth is seeking qualified applicants to perform specialized firefighting and rescue duties under emergency conditions frequently involving considerable physical danger on regular 24 hour shifts; Assists in maintenance of fire equipment, apparatus, and quarters. Min Quals: Graduation from HS or equivalent; at least 18 years old at time of appointment; valid driver’s license at time of application, must obtain KS Class “B” driver’s license w/in 90 days of appointment; IFSAC Firefighter I and II, Haz-Mat Operations level cert. and KS EMT-B or Paramedic cert. at time of appointment (attach current certifications) CPAT certification and FSEE score must be attached to application to be eligible. Salary: $34,702 plus excellent benefits. EOE/AA.
For a detailed position description and application go to If qualified, please apply in person at Workforce Partnership Center, 515 Limit, Ste 200. Completed applications must be received NLT 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018.

Congratulations Class 70 Cadets!!

A very special congratulations to the JCCC Fire Academy #70 Cadets for completion of the program! This is a life changing step toward an amazing career!

From all of us at the JCCC Fire Science Division, we wish you all the best in your future endeavors!

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Job Posting: Firefighter – Hays, KS

City of Hays
1507 Main St
Hays, KS 67601-

Contact Information
Alissa Disney

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Primary Duties:
The City of Hays is looking for the next energetic full-time Firefighter. If you are looking for a rewarding hands-on career, this is the job for you! This position responds to emergency situations including fires, persons trapped, hazardous conditions, & medical emergencies. This position also inspects equipment daily, conducts safety training for the public, inspects fire hydrants, & completes all necessary training. After completion of the training period, this position works 24-hour shifts every third day. Weekend & holiday work is required. Firefighters are expected to respond to major emergency calls when off-duty.

Aptitude & physical tests & background investigations will be conducted. Next available aptitude & physical test is scheduled for Saturday, December 9th. Applicants will receive more information about the testing process when application is received. Job offers contingent on pre-employment physical exam & drug screening.

Valid Kansas driver’s license & High School Degree or GED required with a technical degree or some college credit preferred. The ideal candidate would have the ability to read & interpret written instructions, have strong communication & mechanical skills. This position requires Firefighter I & EMT certifications within 12 months of employment & Driver Operator & Firefighter II within 24 months. Firefighters must establish their primary residence within the approved district within six-months of appointment.

Compensation: $37,238
Full Pay Range: $37,238 – $55,828 with additional overtime & promotion opportunities available. Placement within the pay range based on experience. The City of Hays offers great benefits including family health insurance, paid time off, KP&F retirement & holidays.

How to Apply:
Applications will be accepted online at or in City Hall, 1507 Main, Hays, KS until December 1, 2017. Questions about the position may be sent to Alissa Disney at or by calling 785-628-7320. EEO

TimeLine: 12/1/17
Date Posted: 11/8/2017 2:22:13 PM


Job Posting: Firefighter/EMT – Ottawa, KS

Position Title: Firefighter/EMT-B Department: Fire

Date Opened: October 18, 2017
Date Closed: November 19, 2017

Position Summary: Duties of the Firefighter/EMT include protection of life and property by combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires, as well as providing EMT care where needed. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the supervising officer, but requires thorough individual understanding of firefighting methods and EMT duties.

How to Apply: Complete On-Line Application at

Written Testing: Nov. 22nd 8am at Firehouse #1, 720 W. 2nd

Certifications: In order to be admitted to testing every applicant MUST PROVIDE CURRENT PHOTO IDENTIFICATION, PROOF OF CURRENT Kansas or National EMT Certification and FF I – FF II (IFSAC) or Proboard. No exceptions will be made.
Pay Range: Grade 10F $13.89 -$20.13 per hour depending on qualifications.
Additional Starting Pay Incentives:  2% Associate’s Degree
 4% Bachelor’s Degree
 7% Master’s Degree

Hours: 24 Hour Shifts; 212 hours every 28 days/2756 hours per year.

Residency Requirements: Regular part-time and regular full-time employees shall, within one year of date of hire, establish and maintain residency within Franklin County or within a driving distance of 35 miles of the Ottawa City Hall, AND within the state of Kansas.

Additional Information:
High School Diploma or GED is required.
Requires a valid Kansas driver’s license and insurable by the City’s insurance carrier.
Must possess and maintain Kansas or National EMT certification and complete all other assigned trainings.
The City of Ottawa conducts background checks and drug screening on all potential candidates.
Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3634 at least two days prior to the scheduled test or interview.

The City of Ottawa is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The City of Ottawa is a nationally recognized Playful City USA community.
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Job Title Department Reports To FLSA Status Salary Grade Retirement OSHA
Last Update
Firefighter-EMT B
Fire Captain
Non-Exempt (eligible for overtime pay) 10F
Confined Space, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communication April 2015
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

Duties of the Firefighter/EMT include protection of life and property by combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires, as well as providing EMS care where needed. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the supervising officer, but requires thorough individual understanding of firefighting methods and EMT duties.
 Receive and respond quickly to all calls for service.
 Extinguish fires and respond to hazardous material emergencies.
 Remove persons from danger and provide appropriate medical care; complying with established medical
 Operate nozzles, hand fire extinguishers, hand tools, and other equipment as necessary to fight fires,
affect rescue, and provide emergency medical care.
 Perform maintenance on department building, apparatus, and tools to ensure cleanliness and proper
working order.
 Perform technical and specialty work in arson investigation, public education, building inspections, and
related functions as time and training permits.
 Participate in formal and phase-intensive training and instruction sessions in firefighting methods, basic
life support, and other Fire Department activities.
 Comply with all City ordinances and policies, as well as federal laws, state laws and ordinances.
 Assist other departments and perform other related duties as assigned.
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Essential Job Functions
Ancillary Job Functions

Education and Experience – An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.
 High school diploma or equivalent.
 EMT certification.
 Firefighter 1 & 2 certification.
 Some prior firefighting and/or emergency services experience preferred.
 Ability to perform specialized firefighting and supervisory duties, respond to emergencies, render aid to citizens, and utilize all firefighting equipment with a degree of skill.
 Ability to cooperate with others and to accept the lines of authority.
 Considerable knowledge of the methods, principles, and practices of modern firefighting.
 Thorough knowledge of the geographies of the City of Ottawa.
 Ability to acquire knowledge of modern firefighting methods, hydraulics, fire ground techniques, first aid,
and related matters.
 Ability to make technical and tactical decisions in high-priority situations.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees, City officials, business
entities, and the general public.
 Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
 Ability to work under general supervision and make responsible decisions.
 Ability to use good judgment and think quickly and rationally in difficult or stressful situations.
 May be required to work in confined spaces, hazardous traffic conditions, or high/dangerous places.
 May be exposed to wet/humid conditions, inclement outdoor weather, vibration, extreme temperatures,
oils, airborne particles/fumes, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, potentially hazardous
bodily fluids, or potentially hazardous or cancer-causing agents/chemicals.
 May be required to wear a respirator.
 Must meet the requirements of the City’s physical examination for firefighters.
 Must be able to pass the bi-annually required physical agility tests administered by the department.
 Must be able to talk, hear, feel attributes of objects, grasp, push, stand, walk, drive, reach with
hands/arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, balance, and operate mechanical equipment.
 Must be able to have repetitive wrist/hand/finger movement and manual dexterity.
 Must have precise hand-eye coordination, clarity of vision, three-dimensional vision, and ability to
identify/distinguish colors.
 Must be able to lift 100 or more pounds.
 Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities which may be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those commonly associated with this position.

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.
Physical Abilities commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Job Posting: Shawnee Fire Department


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CITY OF SHAWNEE, KANSAS invites applications for the position of:

Firefighter – Recruit

SALARY: $39,603.20 /Year

OPENING DATE: 10/04/17

CLOSING DATE: 10/31/17- 04:00 PM


The City of Shawnee is actively accepting applications for the position of Firefighter. The Firefighter position performs duties related to fire prevention, suppression, emergency rescue, basic life support, and first aid under emergency conditions frequently involving considerable danger.


With or without accommodations, a Firefighter must be able to:
Understand the basic functions of City services.
Conduct Fire Department tours, business and residential inspections, public education fire prevention programs, demonstrations, and presentations.
Perform required emergency medical services in conjunction with EMT-B certification. Ensure the general safety of the public. Drive or ride in emergency vehicle/apparatus under routine and stressful conditions.
Operate a variety of rescue equipment and tools. Perform emergency rescue services. Perform post-fire salvage.
Connect and lay hoses; operate hose nozzles and direct fog and water streams; raises and climb ladders.
Maintain physical fitness and participate in the Fire Department annual physical.
Work well with others in a collaborative environment. Maintain the trust and confidence of co- workers, City staff and the general public. Must be able to work independent of direct supervision.
Inspect and maintain emergency equipment, radios and other equipment to ensure proper operating condition. Perform general maintenance work related to the upkeep of Fire station buildings and fire apparatus.
Understand and adhere to City and department policies and procedures. Ensure adherence to safe work practices.
Comprehend and apply basic maps and geographic locations.
Understand and perform basic computer programs and operations including email, MiS Word/Excel, and data entry applications.
Understand and perform standard mathematical computations.
Perform other duties as assigned or requested.


Must be 18 years or older and have a High school or general equivalency diploma (GED). Certification as a State of Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), – EMT – Advanced (A), or Paramedic.
The following International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) certifications through the Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute or equally recognized and accredited organization:

Firefighter I

Firefighter II

HAZMAT Awareness

HAZMAT Operations

Certified Physical Agility Test (CPAT) Certification taken within the last 12 months will be accepted.

Fire Service Entrance Exam (FSEE) Certification (IPMA Exam B-5) taken within the last 24 months with a passing score of 70% or greater will be accepted.


Tentative Timeline (Dates subject to change)

October 31, 2017 – Position closes

Week of November 6, 2017 – Initial Interviews

November 13, 2017 – December 1, 2017 – Ride-along component Week of December 4,

2017 – Staff Interviews

Work Schedule
Shift fire personnel work a regular pattern of 24-hour shifts in a 28 day work period. This includes: 24 hours on shift (7:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.), 24 hours off duty, 24 hours on duty, 24 hours off duty, 24 on duty, 96 hours off duty (this schedule is often referred to as the “California Berkley Shift”).

Application Instructions

Please submit copies of Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Kansas EMT, Certification, HAZMAT Awareness, HAZMAT Operations, CPAT and FSEE certifications. Please attach these documents in pdf format to your on-line employment application.
The duties listed above are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.
The City of Shawnee offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, life and vision insurance as well as paid time off, educational eimbursement, and retirement benefits.
The City of Shawnee is proud to be an EEO employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform post offer physicals and drug testing.


11110 Johnson Drive Shawnee, KS 66203 913-742-6252