Career Opportunities

Collage of Fire personnelWe are committed to providing the highest quality of service, and we seek to hire employees of the highest caliber and who have a commitment toward excellence in community service.

Our department is dedicated to the preservation of life and property in our community. We are constantly striving to improve our programs to enhance the quality of life in our community. We provide immediate safety, security and quality compassionate service to the citizens, businesses and patrons of Lenexa. These services include fire and injury prevention, community support activities and emergency operations.

Emergency responses include all incidents requiring pre-hospital emergency medical care and transport to hospitals, all fire suppression activity, all hazardous materials emergencies and all specialized rescue dilemmas, including high-angle victim rescue, crashed vehicle victim extrication, confined space rescue, trench, water and ice rescue. We are prepared for any natural or man-made disaster that has the potential to threaten the community’s quality of life.

With an authorized staff of 92 employees working out of six fire stations, each year we respond to over 6,000 emergency calls, treat and/or transport over 3,500 patients, and provide fire and first aid safety education to over 10,000 people (equivalent to approximately one out of five Lenexa residents).

How to Apply

We are always looking for qualified candidates. We hold recruiting cycles as we have openings in the department.

Check our Job Listings Page for openings.

If you need assistance with the application process, please call the Human Resources Department, 913.477.7570.