Applications and Hiring Process

Educational Opportunities

Kinloch Fire Protection District Volunteers who show strong dedication to their community receive scholarships and paid salary to attend the St. Louis County Fire Academy and EMT School ( Limit 4 per year )

Gain Fire-Class experience in North County

Gain first-hand experience providing emergency services in St. Louis County. Boost yourself, your career, and your community by serving alongside the firefighters of Kinloch.

Firefighter/EMT Duties

  • Respond to emergency calls
  • Connect hoses to truck, fire hydrants, or pumps
  • Operate and drive fire truck and other emergency vehicles
  • Responsible for upkeep and proper storage and care for safety gear
  • Maintain, clean, and repair all firefighting equipment, gear, and tools
  • Train and participate in physical practice drills and activities
  • Provide medical assistance and care
  • Follow all procedures when arriving at scene of fire in a fast and orderly manner
  • Use all tools available to control and extinguish fires
  • Retrieve and rescue occupants of in burning buildings
  • Provide assistance to medical and police teams when arriving at emergency scenes
  • Oversee extinguishing of fires, hazardous materials, oils, and other wastes
  • Report on all emergencies and provide notes for further investigations
  • Respond to medical emergencies in the capacity as an EMT
  • Educate members of the community on fire safety and prevention

Firefighter/EMT Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED (Required)
  • Current MO EMT-B License
  • Current AHA BLS Provider Card
  • St. Louis County Fire Academy Graduate
  • Must meet all state firefighter training and certification standards
  • Physically able to stand, squat, move, run; able to lift 45 pounds or more on a daily basis; able to lift and rescue victims and those who need medical assistance; able to perform all physical firefighter duties including climbing ladders, using tools, breaking into debris, and moving swiftly in firefighter safety gear
  • Able to work a minimum of 24 hours per week including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Strong analytical and practical skills are required
  • Able to think fast, and make life-or-death decisions under pressure
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, intense environment

Fill out our info forum here, we will get back to you with an application and more information.

Or you can contact jobs@kinloch-fire.org for more information