Culture & Benefits

Our Team

Our employees are Mehlville Fire Protection District’s most valuable asset. We value their dedication and hard work and in return provide competitive wages and benefits. We invest in state-of-the-art technology and tools to keep our employees and our community safe, and we provide our employees opportunities for continuing education and career growth.

Our Culture

Our District motto is “Make a Difference Every Day.” We view ourselves as a progressive public safety and health agency that makes a positive daily impact on our community through team effort, hard work, and continuous skill improvement. We believe that each of us has the drive to help others in times of need, and that’s why MFPD has a top-notch reputation for the services we provide.

Our Benefits

  • 100% paid health insurance premiums for you and your family; maximum out of pocket expenses are $3,000 per participant or $6,000 for family
  • 100% paid dental and vision insurance premiums for you and 50% paid for family
  • Up to $700 health savings account contribution with participation in the wellness program
  • Healthcare reimbursement of $2,000 annually per participant (up to $4,000 total) after deductibles are met
  • 401(a) Defined Contribution Pension plan with 8% employer contribution; percentage increases with tenure
  • Additional 2% pension plan employer match with 2% deferred employee contribution
  • 100% paid life insurance of $72,000
  • 100% paid Employee Assistance Plan
  • 100% reimbursable long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and/or PTO (dependent upon position)
  • Annual uniform allowance
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,000 per year
  • Voluntary Child Care, Health Care and Limited Health Care flexible spending accounts available
  • Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short Term Disability and Term Life Insurance available

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and District need. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Join Us!

At MFPD, we are always looking for new talent. If you are interested in future employment with us, please submit your resume to and complete our application for employment.