Employment Opportunity

The Lemay Fire Protection District is currently accepting applications for employment as Firefighter / Paramedic 

Requirements for Consideration

Minimum requirements for the position include current Missouri or National Registry Paramedic License, current ACLS certification, Missouri Firefighter I and II Certification, Graduate from the St. Louis County Fire Academy, and current Missouri Driver's License.

Application for Employment

Applications will be accepted thru December 1, 2017 and are available online at 
lemayfire.org or from the Administrative Office located at 1201 Telegraph St. Louis, MO 63125. All completed applications may be submitted to the above location Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4p.m. 
Please include the following documents with completed application: Updated Resume, Missouri State Highway Patrol Criminal and Driving Records Review, copies of Missouri Driver's License, EMT -P License, ACLS Certification, Firefighter I and II Certificate, St. Louis County Fire Academy Graduation Certificate, and any other pertinent documentation you would like to submit for employee candidate consideration. All applications received during this time frame shall be kept on file for two years for future employment reference. 

Benefit Package 

The Lemay Fire Protection offers a competitive salary and benefit package. To obtain an outline of current employee benefits, please request a copy from the District's Administrative Office here

Spotlight Firefighter of the Month-August

The Lemay Fire Protection District spotlight firefighter of the month is Captain Johnny Lewellen. Johnny has been a part of the LFPD family since January of 2000.  In his seventeen years of service Johnny has moved up the ranks from private to lieutenant and promoted again to Captain in September of 2014. Johnny has mentored and trained many of the current and past firefighter paramedics at the Lemay Fire Protection District. Furthermore he has been the President of IAFF Local 2677 since 2011.

During his time here at Lemay Johnny married his wife Shelly, together they have two sons and one daughter.  On his off days he coaches his childrens softball, football and baseball teams, along with spending time outdoors in the the country. When asked if Johnny could not be a firefighter paramedic his other career choice would be a SCUBA instructor in the Carribean.Growing up in Jefferson County Johnny attended Northwest High School, and while at High School Johnny played baseball taking third in the state.       


Celebrating 75 Years

The Lemay Fire Protection District has been Seeking Opportunities to Serve for the past 75 years.  As the oldest fire protection district in the State of Missouri, the LFPD covers approximately 4.5 square miles, staffing one rescue pumper, one advanced life support ambulance, and one command vehicle. The estimated population served is approximately twenty five thousand people.  The Lemay area consists of residential, commercial and industrial buildings along with Jefferson Barracks Park. The current firehouse is located at 1201 Telegraph Rd and opened in 1992.The previous firehouse which is still standing is located at 838 Erskine Ave.

The Lemay Fire Protection District is honored to be a part of the community and serve the citizens of Lemay.  For all area residents the LFPD will install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors free of charge. We will also install and check infant and toddler carseats at the firehouse.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact us anytime at 314-631-4500. 

Welcome to the Lemay Fire Protection District

The Lemay Fire Protection District covers approximately 4.5 square miles of unincorporated St. Louis County and the City of Bella Villa with a population of about 17,000.