Career Opportunities

Hiring Update:

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical is currently not accepting applications for Extraboard Firefighter, at this time. To be notified when the department is hiring, please visit the Job Interest List page and submit your request to be placed on the list for future job openings.

Thank you for your interest in a career with Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical and the City of Lawrence.

Things to Help you:

  1. Career Overview
  2. What is the Extra-Board Firefighter Program?
  3. General Application Requirements
  4. Review the Candidate Physical Ability Test
  5. Selection Process Overview
  6. City of Lawrence's benefits package
  7. Community College EMT & Fire Science Classes
  8. Past Recruit Classes

Links to National Firefighter Organizations

For more information contact Division Chief Eve Tolefree at (785) 830-7009 or

  • Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical
  • Mission: Committed to Saving and Protecting Lives and Property
  • CFAI: Internationally Accredited Agency Since 2008
  • ISO Class 1 Community