Firefighter/Paramedic – Lake City

Career Area: Disaster & Emergency Services
City: Independence
State: Missouri
Country: United States
Job Description

Constellis was established in 2010 by a group of operators and investors who sought to combine best-in-class brands, assets and people within the complex risk management industry. Today, the leading provider of risk management and operational support services worldwide, Constellis combines the legacy capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, AMK9, Triple Canopy, Olive Group, OMNIPLEX, Centerra, Edinburgh International, Strategic Social and all of their affiliates. From life support, procurement, operations and maintenance to high-threat protection, training, C4I systems integration and crisis response, Constellis helps its clients achieve and sustain success, no matter where they are in the world. Constellis operates in approximately 40 countries with regional offices in Africa, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Constellis is headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C. in Reston, VA.

POSITION: Firefighter/Paramedic

Position Summary:

Performs duties, in both emergency and non-emergency situations, related to fire protection, emergency medical services, rescue services, hazardous materials response, and emergency management delivery at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant. As a firefighter/paramedic, duties also include emergency medical treatment beyond basic life support that provides advanced life saving techniques to the critically ill or injured.

Job Type:

  • Full-time
  • Shift work (24-hours on duty, 48-hours off duty)

Job Location:

  • Lake City Fire Department — Lake City Army Ammunition Plant — Independence, Missouri


  • IFSAC Firefighter I and II
  • IFSAC Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
  • Missouri Paramedic License
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, 800

Additional Qualifications:

  • Must be a US citizen (or have proof of legal authorization to work in the United States)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have completed high school or have GED equivalent
  • Must be literate in English
  • Valid state driver’s license with good driving record

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions consisting of extreme heat and cold.
  • Must be able to function in extremely difficult circumstances and stressful situations.

Physical Requirements:

  • May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects or persons in the course of rescue; ability to climb ladders, haul hose while wearing required protective clothing/gear; operate extrication equipment


With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 21,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees’ ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world’s most demanding places.