19495 Metcalf Avenue

Stilwell, KS  66085



Position Announcement

Battalion Chief


Johnson County Fire District No. 2 is seeking interested individuals to fill the open position of Battalion Chief. (See attached job description)


The application period runs from July 30th thru August 10th at 5PM. 


Interested applicants shall submit a letter expressing interest in the position and a resume on or before the application closing date.   The letter of interest and resume may be sent directly to Fire Chief James B. Francis at or may be delivered in person to the Administrative Office located at 19495 Metcalf Ave, Stilwell, KS 66085.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have 10-years of previous full-time experience in a career fire department

  • Must have 5-years of previous full-time experience as a Captain or Company Officer in a career fire department

  • Must have previous experience serving as an Acting Battalion Chief or other Chief Officer

  • Valid Class B driver’s license or equivalent


Minimum Educational Requirement


  • Certified Firefighter I & II

  • Certified Fire Service Instructor I

  • Fire Officer I or equivalent

  • Kansas Emergency Medical Technician or equivalent

  • Associate’s Degree in fire science or other related field


Desired Educational Requirement


  • Fire Officer II or equivalent

  • Fire Service Instructor II

  • NIMS 300 & 400

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field

  • University of Kansas Certified Public Manager


FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary Range: $70,360-$78,190

KPERS Retirement

Health & dental insurance benefits provided


Johnson County Fire District No. 2 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.