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Applications can be found here when open.
Application periods will typically be:
  • January-March with testing in April and 
  • July-September with testing in October.
As a member of the Jefferson City Fire Department there is a wide range of opportunities waiting for you everyday! 

 Public education opportunities include: 
  • workplace fire extinguisher training,
  • a simulated fire trailer,
  • the education of children on the importance of fire safety and exit plans,
  • become a certified child passenger safety seat installation technician and 
  • conduct fire safety inspections of all city businesses on an annual basis.
    • Six fire personnel serve as special inspectors that:
      • oversee plan review,
      • inspect high hazard locations and
      • perform new business inspections. 
Specialized training services including :
  • hazardous materials mitigation,
  • high angle,
  • water rescue,
  • trench collapse,
  • confined space,
  • structural collapse operations and
  • overall management of emergencies.
All of the training, classes and continued education that is needed for this career helps to prepare us for the very wide variety of calls for service we may encounter at anytime in all parts of the city.

Benefit Package:
Paid employee health, dental, and life insurance
Paid vacation, sick and holiday leave
Lagers L-11 retirement plan
457 & Roth 457 deferred compensation plan
Training & education opportunities
Tuition Reimbursement
Uniforms and gear provided
Advancement opportunities
Union membership

Contact Information
Fire Administration
Open Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (573) 634-6401
Fax: (573) 634-6402