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Posted on: February 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Carthage Fire Department Now Hiring Firefighters

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The Carthage Fire Department currently has openings for the position of firefighter. We will be filling these positions immediately.

Provisions for Employment for Carthage Fire Department:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be Missouri State FF-I and FF-II certified, IFSAC approved
  • Must be able to obtain a Missouri Driver's License
  • Must agree to reside within a 15-mile radius of the Carthage Fire Station, located at 401 W. Chestnut, in the City of Carthage, within 9 months of employment.
  • Must agree to adhere to all policies (i.e. grooming, tattoo, conduct, etc...)
  • Must maintain a functioning telephone at your place of residence
  • Must pass all background checks
  • Must agree to and pass a pre-employment physical if selected
  • Must fill out an application with the fire department and provide copies of a current driver's license and all applicable certifications prior to interviewing


  • Overtime pay/ 10 paid Holidays with double time pay
  • Sick leave with accumulation of 720 hours max
  • Health Care insurance provided for the employee/ with spouse and children coverage available
  • Pension paid by the City
  • California Swing Shift schedule )1 on - 1 off- 1 on - 1 off- 1 on - 4 off)

If you meet the qualifications please apply online.

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