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  • Be at least 18 years of age by hire date
  • Have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess/maintain valid driver's license/excellent driving record
  • No serious criminal record
  • Excellent work history and attendance record
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States

Eligible candidates must...

  • Firefighter I & II Certification (IFSAC of ProBoard)
  • Missouri EMT or Paramedic licensure
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Certification (IFSAC of ProBoard)
  • Candidate Physical Abilities test (CPAT) certification within the last 12 months of application
  • B-5 Fire Service Entrance Exam testing/score within the last 12 months of application
  • Pass a post-hire medical physical and drug screen


More Information

Independence Fire Department Website

Independence Fire Department

Training Unit

950 North Spring

Independence, MO 64050

(816) 325-7123

A fire truck with its lights on and hose running from it is parked near the scene of a fire at night.
Members of the Independence Fire Department utilize a latter truck and pumper truck to fight a residential fire with smoke coming out of the roof.