Fire Department Application Process
Apply To Be A Firefighter
Requirements for employment:
- Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
- Firefighter I and II preferred at time of employment and mandatory within twelve months.
- EMT-B preferred at time of employment and mandatory with twelve months.
Interested parties should follow the Fire Department’s Facebook page. Any active recruiting will be announced there:
The application process will involve filing an application with the City of Pittsburg.
Interested applicants will then take a physical agility test, a written aptitude test, and 2 different interviews.
Candidates selected will attend the Pittsburg Fire Recruit Academy conducted by members of the Pittsburg Fire Department. The Academy will consist of physical fitness training, classroom & practical instruction
Those who successfully complete the Recruit Fire Academy will serve a one year probation and will be required to successfully complete a Probationary Firefighter Task Book.
Personnel that do not have an IFSAC or Pro Board Firefighter I && II and a Kansas EMT must obtain these certifications prior to the end of their probationary periodApply Online
911 W. 4th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762