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Post Dates: 2/09/21 – 3/12/21                                                                                      

Title and Salary: Firefighter I (Experienced) - $39,100 or

                             Firefighter II (Experienced) - $43,300

(Classification will depend on experience and certifications)

Location: Perry Fire & Emergency Services Department

Term of Appointment: Full-time Regular        

Probationary Period: 12-months


Perform the duties of a Firefighter.  Controls and extinguishes fire, protects life and property, maintains equipment.  Performs assigned duties in maintaining apparatus, quarters, buildings, equipment, grounds and hydrants.


Must have current/valid Georgia driver’s license.  Candidates must successfully complete the pre-employment Physical Agility Test and Entrance Assessment.  Candidates selected for hire will also be required to pass a polygraph/voice stress examination, fit for duty physical exam, pre-employment drug screen and GBI fingerprint check.  Firefighters work 24/48-hour shift assignments.


Firefighter I:  Must possess NPQ FF 1; NIMS 100; NIMS 700 certifications; EMS First Responder Certification.

Firefighter II:  Must meet qualifications for Firefighter 1 and have completed one year as a Firefighter I; completed NPQ Fire Fighter II series; NIMS 200; NIMS 800; Interior Search & Rescue; Structural Fire Control; Crash Victim Extrication.

(Out of State Firefighter Certification transition to Georgia Firefighter Certification requires the following:  Candidates must be members of a Georgia fire department, have IFSAC, DoD, or Pro Board certifications, and pass the Georgia State Certification written and skills exams.)

TO APPLY: Visit the City of Perry website to view the full job announcement and application package. 

The City of Perry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a certified drug free workplace. 

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