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Firefighter/EMT - Hiring for New Fire Station Opening February 2021

Dawson County Government

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Job Title:  Firefighter/EMT - Hiring for New Fire Station Opening February 2021
Department: Dawson County Fire & Emergency Services
Salary:  $41,241.00
Status: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt


Job Summary:
This position is to fill the approved positions for the opening of Fire Station 8 in February of 2021.  Performs a variety of emergency operations to protect lives and property in simul­taneous fire suppression, search and rescue, and patient care activities and assures that all emergency equipment remains ready at all times to respond to emergency and non-emergency situations. 

Job Requirements:
Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, possess a GED or high school diploma, Emergency Medical Technician certification (EMT-I or EMT-A), Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification; First Class Firefighter's Certification or NPQ I; Georgia Basic Firefighters certification.  A valid class E or F driver’s license and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), good verbal and written communications, have some knowledge of applicable state laws and county ordinances and ability to communicate with the public on a daily basis.  Applicant must be able to pass a Physical Agility Test along with Background Check and Drug Screen.

To apply, please go to our website at and apply online.  Paper applications are also available online or may be picked up in the Human Resources Department.  Paper applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8AM-5PM; or emailed to  All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.

Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.

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