Job Openings

Job TitleStatusDescriptionPosted onDeadline
Police Officer Open The City of North Kansas City is accepting applications for Police Officer.  If POST certified at the time of hire, the new officer(s) will be eligible for a cash incentive upon successful completion of field training.  If not POST certified, the City will pay for the new employees to attend the police academy.

Starting pay for POST certified officers is $44,528.  Police Academy cadets start at $42,311.  

For more information and to apply, click here.

2019/09/18 Open until filled View Details
Firefighter/EMT Open

The City of North Kansas City is hiring Firefighter/EMTs and/or Firefighter/Paramedics. The City prefers to hire Firefighter/Paramedics but will consider well qualified Firefighter/EMTs and paramedics (without the firefighter certifications at the time of hire).  

All applications must be submitted on-line; please do not submit applications and/or other documentation in any other format unless requested to do so.

Compensation & Benefits: The starting pay rate for Firefighter/Paramedic is $45,953 annually ($17.62 hourly). The starting pay rate for Firefighter/EMT is $39,537 annually ($15.16 hourly). The City may offer a one-time lump sum incentive payment depending on experience and qualifications in the amount of $2,500.

The City offers a full range of benefits including medical and dental insurance, paid leave, both a defined benefit plan (Pension) and a defined contribution plan (457) and a tuition reimbursement program.

24-hour personnel work the Berkeley schedule and have one Kelly day in each 28 day work period.

Individuals must possess current Firefighter I and II Certifications and CPAT. However, the City will consider hiring paramedics who will commit to earning the firefighter certifications (the City will pay for the fire academy). 

Minimum Qualifications: Firefighter/EMT - Must possess and maintain certifications and qualifications necessary to meet NFPA 1001  and 1002 standards. HAZMAT Operations and Awareness Certification preferred;  Must possess & maintain EMT-B License with Missouri State Certification or National Registry; Must have passed the Blue River or Johnson County Community College Firefighter written entry exam, or equivalent if applying from outside the KC metro area; Must possess and maintain current American Heart Association Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation or Red Cross CPR Certifications; Must possess a valid driver's license; Must pass annual physical exam as prescribed by City policy.

Firefighter/Paramedic - Same as above, plus: Must possess and maintain Paramedic License with Missouri State Certification or National Registry; Must possess Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification, PHTLS, PALS preferred.

Note: Please check NKC Fire Department "grooming standards", located on the Fire Department page of the www.nkc.org website.

Please apply via the following link:

Please contact Chief Greg Hook, 816-412-8008, if you have any questions.

Please complete the questions that follow and include a current resume.

The City of North Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer.

2020/08/06 Open until filled View Details

City Hall
2010 Howell St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone 816-274-6000

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8am to 5pm

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