Job Opportunities and Careers

A firefighting career is exciting and rewarding. Firefighter duties include, but are not limited to: response to fire alarms, medical emergencies, hazardous material incidents, urban search and rescue and other calls to protect life and property; to participate in fire prevention activities and training; and to maintain fire station and firefighting equipment. We are internationally accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International.

Learn more about what is required to become an Olathe firefighter.

Learn more about what is offered in Johnson County to prepare you for a firefighting career like pre-employment testing courses, candidate physical ability testing and fire service entrance exam testing schedule and more.

Ride Along Request Form should be completed and returned to the Fire Administration Building for review.  

All information is provided as a guide only. Contact the City of Olathe Human Resources Department at (913) 971-8735 for details. View the City of Olathe's job opportunities.