Career Firefighters

The Redings Mill Fire Protection District currently has a career staff of 15, including three chief officers, three shift captains, and nine engineer/apparatus operators. In order to be eligible for hire with the Redings Mill Fire Protection District, you must have Missouri Firefighter 1 & 2 certification, First Responder Training, a valid Missouri Driver’s License, and have passed the Tri-State Fire Recruitment Testing process. For inquiries into career opportunities with our fire district, contact Chief Steve Coats at 417-624-2715.

Tri-State LogoThe Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance

Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance includes: Logan-Rogersville MO Fire Protection District; Joplin MO Fire Department; Neosho MO Fire Department; Carthage MO Fire Department; Redings Mill MO Fire Protection District; Pittsburg, KS Fire Department, Bolivar MO Fire Department, Nixa MO Fire Protection District, Battlefield MO Fire Protection District, Republic MO Fire Department, Lebanon MO Fire Department, Mid-County (Camdenton MO) Fire Protection District, Sunrise Beach MO Fire Protection District, Osage Beach MO Fire Protection District, Strafford MO Fire Protection District, and Willard MO Fire Protection District. The Alliance conducts a pre-employment written & physical ability test (PAT) to establish a hiring pool for future hiring’s for a 12 month period. In order to be hired by any of the above departments you must successfully complete the written and physical ability tests.

 Test Prerequisites: Applicants must have a H.S. diploma or GED, be at least 18 years old, legally entitled to work in the U.S. and have a valid driver’s license.

 Hiring Prerequisites: Each member Department maintains its own hiring prerequisites which are available on their web sites. Some college education is desirable; as are EMT, Firefighter II, and paramedic certifications (certain departments prefer applicants with EMT certification but it is not required to take this test).

The schedule for the test can be found at the Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance web site here.