Hiring Update:

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical is currently accepting applications for Extraboard Firefighter. To view job openings with the City of Lawrence, please visit the Job Opportunities page, Click “Search and Apply” to submit your application.

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


  • International Association of Firefighters www.iaff.org
  • International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters www.iabpf.org
  • National Association of Hispanic Firefighters www.nahf.org
  • International Association of Women in Fire and Emergency Services www.i-women.org
  • IAFF Local 1596 www.iafflocal1596.org

For more information contact Division Chief Eve Tolefree at (785) 830-7009 or etolefree@lawrenceks.org

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