Now Hiring for the ARFF Program Specialist Position

Posted on: 27 June 2018

The University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) provides training throughout Missouri and nationally, to volunteer and career firefighters, fire specialists, fire officers, members of industrial and institutional fire brigades, and members of allied emergency services organizations. We are currently seeking interested candidates for the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Program Specialist position. Come be a part of the University of Missouri Extension and the MU FRTI team.

Position Overview:

The ARFF Program Specialist of the Fire and Rescue Training Institute is responsible for managing and coordinating the operational activities of our nationally recognized Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) program, along with other specialized assignments. This position has responsibility to deliver courses under grant, contract, and fee based funding, and to solicit and seek additional funding opportunities for training within their area of specialization. This position is responsible for the direct supervision and coordination of part-time adjunct, and contract instructors that are qualified in the specific disciplines, and other staff as assigned. This position may also provide technical assistance to public and private sector agencies and reports to the director of MU FRTI.


For a detailed description of the position, including the expected duties and responsibilities, supervision received, supervision exercised, physical demands, work environment, and qualifications please visit for the complete job posting.

Application Process:

  • Applications must be submitted through the online process.
  • For questions about the online application process, call 573-882-7976.
  • For questions regarding the position email Kevin Zumwalt. No phone calls please.
  • For technical support using the application system, call the MU Help Desk at 573-882-5000.
  • To check the status of position searches, call 573-882-4721.

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