Salary and Benefits

Salary

Firefighter

Trial/developmental hourly position with emphasis on knowledge and skill development while under close supervision. Opportunity to demonstrate applicable competencies and skills after one year of employment to progress beyond developmental phase. Transition to a skilled, hourly position, continuing to strengthen abilities and serve the community at the highest level possible in a variety of roles as described in the job description. Eligible for career-track promotion to Master Firefighter, Firefighter Paramedic, or Fire Medic (AEMT) upon meeting established conditions as specified in the job description(s).

Annual salary: Firefighter/EMT - $46,751
Firefighter/Paramedic - $51,426

Master Firefighter

Highly skilled, hourly career position. Requires education (A.A. in fire science) and instructor credentials (NFPA 1041 Instructor Level I) to teach, coach and mentor other firefighters in professional development, and the public in fire and injury prevention.

Annual salary: $59,817 - $77,750

Fire Medic

Highly skilled, hourly career position. Requires advanced emergency medical care training (minimum of EMT-I/D or EMT-P and BTLS) and instructor credentials (NFPA 1041 Instructor Level I, AHA CPR Instructor) to teach, coach and mentor other firefighters in professional development, and the public in fire and injury prevention.

Annual salary: $59,817 - $77,750

Firefighter Paramedic

Highly skilled, hourly career position with responsibilities of Firefighter and advanced emergency medical care. Requires EMT-P and BTLS certifications and instructor credentials (NFPA 1041 Instructor Level I, AHA CPR Instructor) to teach, coach and mentor other firefighters in professional development, and the public in fire and injury prevention.

Annual salary: $62,721 - $84,976

Fire Lieutenant

Supervisory position overseeing a single unit emergency medical response team. Requires three years of service with the Lenexa Fire Department, current Master Firefighter or Fire Medic in good standing, Fire Apparatus Operator certification, IFSAC Firefighter I and II certification and Hazardous Materials First Responder-Operations certification.

Annual salary: $66,231 - $92,500