While Deadlines will exist during an official hiring process, we will accept applications for qualified individuals outside of hiring process to be contacted when a hiring event opens.

Minimum Requirements to Apply for Probationary Firefighter / Paramedic Positions

1.High school Graduate or Completion of General Education Certificate (GED)

2.Possess certification as Professional Firefighter meeting the requirements of the St. Louis County Fire Standards Commission. (This means applicant must be a Graduate of the Greater St. Louis County Fire Academy, certified as Firefighter I and II. Other schools/counties/cities/academies cannot be considered)

3.Licensed Paramedic (EMT-P) in the State of Missouri

4.Valid driver’s license

5.St. Louis County and City Police Records Check


Police Records Check from County or State of Residence if other than St. Louis County or St. Louis City.

Completed within the 30 days prior to application.

Must possess a valid Candidate’s Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certificate, issued within the past twelve (12) months at time of job offer to continue with pre- employment testing.

AA/EOE: The Shrewsbury Fire Department is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Firefighter Application

Fire Fighter Job Description

Lead Fire Fighter Job Description

Fire Capitan Job Description

IAFF- International Association of Fire Fighters

Employee Resources

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