Hiring Update:

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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