Director of EMS

Odessa Fire & Rescue Protection District

Location: Odessa, MO

Director of EMS
Position Announcement
Odessa Fire & Rescue Protection District

Odessa Fire & Rescue Protection District is seeking a strong EMS/Fire leader to fill the role of Director of EMS. The District will be assuming the operations of the local EMS service in 2020 and is seeking an individual to immediately assist in preparing for this transition. The individual will work under the Fire Chief. After the District assumes EMS operations the Director of EMS will be responsible for all facets of the medical operations of the District and will serve as shift supervisor of his or her 24-hour shift.  The pay range for this position will be $47,000-$50,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Qualifications for said position are 

* Missouri driver’s license (must be able to obtain)

* High school diploma

*Missouri Licensed paramedic (national registry preferred)

* Firefighter I & II Certifications

* EMS Instructor Certification

* Fire Instructor I (preferred)

* Minimum of 5-7 years of service as a paramedic

* Must pass a background investigation, medical examination, agility test and pre-employment drug screen.

Interested candidates should submit a resume by 5P.M. May 31st, 2019 to the Odessa Fire & Rescue Protection District P.O. Box 345, Odessa, MO 64076 or by e-mail to

A copy of the job description can be requested by contacting the Fire Chief at 816-633-7182 or by e-mail  


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