Mehlville Fire Protection District Is Hiring 12-Hour Shift Critical Care Paramedics!

Deliver basic/advanced life support and critical care with compassion, dedication and expertise in accordance with established protocols. MFPD’s CCP team is unique in St. Louis County and outperforms regional, state and national performance metrics (CARES report). CCPs perform advanced patient assessment and operate sophisticated equipment including mechanical ventilators, IV infusion pumps and ultrasound to enhance care and decision-making in a variety of critical illness situations.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a state-issued GED
  • Must possess a current Driver’s License
  • Must possess a current Missouri EMT-P License
  • Preferred certifications include CCP, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS or ITLS, and AMLS
  • MFPD will pay for CCP-C and other certifications
  • Ability to work seven 12-hour shifts in a two-week period (2,184 hours per year)
  • Ability to meet the physical demands and perform essential functions of the position, including regular attendance
  • Previous experience as a Paramedic or Critical Care Paramedic preferred.


  • $66,627 without CCP Certification
  • $73,627 with CCP-C or FP-C Certification

Benefits Package:

  • 100% paid health insurance free for you and your family
  • 100% dental and vision insurance for you and 50% for family
  • $700 health savings account contribution in first year
  • Wellness plan and ability to earn $700 towards a health savings account annually
  • Healthcare reimbursement of $2,000 annually per participant (up to $4,000 total) after deductibles are met
  • Pension plan with 8% employer contribution, which increases with tenure
  • Pension plan 2% employer match
  • 100% paid life insurance
  • 100% reimbursed long- term disability insurance
  • Vacation benefits in hire year
  • Personal day benefits in hire year
  • Annual tuition reimbursement up to $5,000
  • Sick leave in hire year
  • $1,600 annual perfect attendance bonus
  • $200 Holiday pay
  • $700 starting uniform allowance; then $500 annually thereafter
  • Voluntary Child Care, Health Care and Limited Health Care flexible spending accounts available
  • Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Term Life Insurance available
  • Additional compensation available through overtime opportunities

To apply, email your resume and credentials to Applications will be accepted until April 15, 2023.