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Start Your Career At Eureka Fire Protection District

Eureka Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For any questions about an employment opportunity, please contact Scott Barthelmass by clicking here.  

The following are benefits provided to you as part of your employment:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Paid vacation

  • Retirement plan

  • Longevity pay

  • Sick Days    

  • Short/Long Term Disability 

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 457 Retirement Saving Plan; ROTH option

  • Overtime & Comp time

  • Trade Time

  • Workmen’s Comp Insurance


Job Openings

The learn more about the position or to apply, please click on the job title below. 

The Eureka Fire Protection District will accept Applications and Resumes for two Full-time Fire Fighter Paramedic positions and to establish a hiring list for future positions until January 12th, 2024, at 4:30 PM.


Applications are available at the District Headquarters 4849 Hwy 109 in Eureka, Monday -Friday between 8 AM and 4:30 PM, or click here.


Applications and Resumes must be received electronically or turned in at the District Headquarters by 4:30 PM on January 12th, 2024.


All applicants must be a licensed driver and Missouri State Licensed EMT-P.


Prior Fire Service Experience and St. Louis County Certified Fire Fighter I & II are desirable.


Candidates who have not previously completed the St. Louis County Fire Academy must submit a valid CPAT card prior to being hired.  Graduates of, or current, St. Louis County Fire Academy enrollees do NOT need to turn in a CPAT card.


Documentation of the above is required.


In addition, applicants must provide a current state background and license check or pay $50.   Those choosing to pay $50 must do so at District Headquarters.


Written testing will be conducted on the afternoon of January 17th at 5 PM or the morning of January 19th at 9 AM at the Eureka Fire Training Center, 18765 Old Highway 66, Pacific, Missouri 63069.  Candidates only need to attend one session.


Interviews (with scenario-based questions) will be conducted beginning at 4:00 PM on January 22nd, 2024, and on January 23rd, 2024 beginning at 8:30 AM.   This portion will also be conducted at the Eureka Fire Training Center, and candidates will only need to attend one session.


A resume review is also conducted as part of the hiring process.


Benefit Highlights:


Starting salary Firefighter/EMT-P (w/o academy)         $65,814

Starting salary Firefighter/EMT-P (w/ academy)           $67,333

Firefighter/EMT-P, year 3                                               $87,225


Employee/Family Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

Enrollment in the Missouri Firefighters Critical Illness Pool (at $300,000 level)

Paid Vacation and Sick Leave

Disability and Life Insurance

12 Percent Contribution to Pension

48-96 Schedule

Paid Training

Uniforms Provided


The Eureka Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


For additional information or if you have any questions, contact Contact the Office of the Fire Chief at 636-938-5505

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