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Firefighter (Full-Time)


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Firefighter (Full-Time) (Open Positions: 1)

Shift: 7:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Days Worked: Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.
Rate of Pay: $12.35

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Job Summary

The Firefighter protects lives and property endangered by fire and other emergency situations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responds to fire and performs fire suppression activities utilizing firefighting equipment and techniques, including nozzle operation, fire stream direction, and building ventilation;
  • Responds to requests of investigation of gas leaks, suspicious odors, and fire alarms;
  • Inspects burned structures and vehicles;
  • Performs rescue, salvage, and overhaul operations;
  • Participants in mandatory physical fitness programs;
  • Inspects assigned apparatus and equipment;
  • Maintains apparatus in ready condition;
  • Participates and assists in training, fire drills, and mock disasters, including set-up and evacuation;
  • Teaches fire prevention and fire safety to local schools and civic groups;
  • Acts as substitute driver of emergency vehicles which could include establishing a fire stream, placing ladders, and monitoring gauges;
  • Performs housekeeping and grounds maintenance duties;
  • Conducts periodic inspections of hoses and hydrants;
  • Conducts station tours;
  • Assists with gathering information for fire reports;
  • Assists with inspecting buildings and developing pre-fire plans.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License;
  • Must be able to meet Georgia Firefighters Standards and Training Council (GFSTC) requirements

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Preferred Qualification -

  • Georgia Firefighter I or higher certification;
  • One (1) year of experience with a Fire Department;

Equal Opportunity Statement

The City of Statesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Statesboro will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with eligible disabilities (unless the disability precludes performance of the essential functions of the position).

The City of Statesboro is a drug free workplace. 
The City of Statesboro participates in E-Verify. 

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