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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Recruitment began Monday for new Kansas City, Mo., firefighters.

The recruitment process began Jan. 7 and will run until Fri., Feb. 15.

If you’re interested in applying, you can do so online or you can pick-up a paper application at one of the following locations:

Century Towers
635 Woodland Ave., Suite 2100
Kansas City, Mo. 64106

Emergency Medical Services Bureau
6750 Eastwood Trafficway
Kansas City, Mo. 64129

City Hall, Human Resources Department
414 E. 12th St., 12th Floor
Kansas City, Mo. 64106

The minimum eligibility requirements to be a firefighter with the city are:

  • Applicant must be 19 years of age by Feb. 15, 2013.
  • Applicant must not have turned 30 years of age prior to Feb. 15, 2013.
  • Applicant must be a high school graduate (or possess a state-issued GED).
  • Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of application.
  • Preference is given to paramedics, veterans and City of Kansas City, Mo., residents.
  • Minorities, women and active military personnel are encouraged to apply.
  • Non-residents must move into City of Kansas City, Mo., city limits within nine months of employment.


Completed applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to the following address:

City of Kansas City, Mo.
Human Resources Department, 12th Floor
414 E. 12th St.
Kansas City, Mo. 64106

Applications must arrive at the Human Resources Department by Feb. 15, 2013 at 5 p.m., the city said.

Applicants who choose to mail their applications are advised to mail them as soon as possible to ensure their timely arrival.

For more information on fire recruitment, please call 816-784-9999 option #2 or 816-513-1929 or visit


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