City of St. Charles, MO
  • St Charles, MO, USA
  • $20.6957 / hourly
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance; FSA; Retirement Benefits; Paid Vacation; Paid Holidays; Employee Assistance Programs and Educational Benefits.


Job Title



Fire Department

Posting Date

November 16, 2020

Closing Date

Open Until Filled


$20.6957 / hour

Benefits Offered

Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance; FSA; Retirement Benefits; Paid Vacation; Paid Holidays; Employee Assistance Programs and Educational Benefits. 





The City of Saint Charles Fire Department is creating an eligibility list for full time Firefighter/ Paramedics to perform fire/rescue operations and administer advanced emergency care to the sick and injured. The Fire Department currently is recruiting to fill multiple vacancies for 2021.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Assists in the rescue of persons from physically threatening situations, responds to emergency calls, administers basic and advanced emergency medical care to the ill or injured
  • Performs critical examination of injured/ill patients
  • Performs fire suppression as directed
  • Performs such tasks as called out under Missouri State Statutes for Mobile Emergency Medical Technicians.
  • Performs equipment and building maintenance.
  • Prepares and submits various reports as required by the Fire Department
  • Assists in providing medical training and medical equipment training to fire department personnel as directed by their supervisor.
  • Performs Fire Prevention and Public Fire Education as directed.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • A Valid State Driver's License
  • Firefighter I and II certifications that are accepted by the Missouri Division of Fire Safety - preferred
  • Current Missouri Paramedic license or current licensure with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as a Paramedic
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS & CPR Healthcare Provider
  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support Preferred
  • Current ITLS or PHTLS Certification Preferred
  • One or more years of Emergency Medical Responder preferred


Qualified applicants will need to take the Certified Physical Agility Test (CPAT) exam. This particular exam is available through the St. Louis County Fire Academy which is located at 1266 Sutter Avenue in Wellston, Missouri 63133. All applicants seeking employment with the St. Charles Fire Department must have a current CPAT card. CPAT cards are valid for one year from the date of issuance shown on the card. Valid CPAT cards should be turned in to the HR representative when reporting for the written test. More information on the CPAT exam process can be obtained by contacting the St. Louis Fire Academy at 314-889-8670 or by checking the St. Louis County Fire Academy web site. Open testing is done the first and third Tuesday of each month. Pre-registration is required. The fee for the test is $100.00.


How to Apply:

Online employment applications can be accessed on our City Website:

The City of Saint Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify


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