Contact Us

Sedalia City Hall
200 South Osage Ave.
Sedalia, MO 65301
(660) 827-3000

Hours of Operation
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Employment Opportunities

General Information 

Our department is comprised of 42 personnel. This includes a Chief, Deputy Chief, 3 Battalion Chiefs, 7 Captains, 12 Driver/Operators, 2 Fire Inspectors, and 16 Firefighters. 

We operate with a minimum of 10 personnel while staffing 2 engines and an aerial apparatus split between 2 stations.

Our personnel are on duty for 24 hours with 48 hours off in-between with a Kelly day once a month.

We answer approximately 2,600 calls for service each year. Thus averaging just under 7 calls a day. These include fire events, car accidents, medical emergencies, and various other calls for service.

Our average response time is 3-4 minutes

We currently hold an ISO rating of 3

Starting base salary for a probationary firefighter is $32,022

Base salary does not include items like holiday or overtime compensation 

We have a non-contributory pension

Employee medical insurance provided at no cost

We do not have a residency requirement 

Requirements for Employment

21 years of age

High school diploma or GED

Firefighter I and II certifications

Missouri EMT-B license or obtained within one (1) year of employment 

Obtain a current Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)

Complete a written exam

Complete oral board review

Future Employees

If you would like to be contacted when an opening becomes available, please provide the information requested below. If you have additional questions please contact Daniel Shaw at