Want to be a NEJC firefighter? Time to grab an application

If you have always dreamed of being a firefighter, it’s time to grab an application and get it turned in. Consolidated Fire District No. 2 is accepting applications through December 16.

CFD2_Fire_RescueThe application process is designed to create an eligibility list for 2014 and does not guarantee openings, but Battalion Chief Jeff Scott said it is likely positions will be open during the year. It takes more than two months for a candidate to go through the full interview process. Applications must be received now for any openings for at least the first half of the year.

Candidates for firefighter must be 18, have a driver’s license, have passed the firefighter’s entrance exam with a score of 75 percent or higher. They also must have certifications in three separate areas.

Applications are available at the CFD2 administration building, 3921 W. 63rd Street in Prairie Village, or can be downloaded. They are due back, with proof of certification, by 5 p.m. on Dec. 16.

Linda Marshall or Kelly Kuhl can answer questions at 913-432-1105.