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Uncertified Firefighter-EMT

City of Milton

Listing Summary

Milton Fire Rescue seeks applicants for their department to serve as Firefighter-EMTs. The rapidly growing City of Milton is located in north Metro Atlanta and its 38 square mile response territory offers a mix of dense residential and business development, several smaller live-work-play community areas, and a large area of rolling pasture and countryside. The fire department has a budgeted staff of 64 highly-trained and professional all-career firefighters assigned to prevention, training, support services, and operations. Among other specializations, the Department offers basic and advanced life support to its citizens and automatic/mutual aid partners as well as a metro-leading Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue unit.  

Basic Job Duties

The responsibilities of Milton Firefighters include responding to fire, rescue, and medical emergency calls for protection of life and property; providing community services and public education; maintaining equipment, apparatus and stations; and training to maintain certifications and improve fire, rescue and EMS skills.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to maintain/obtain a Georgia Driver's License and pass a criminal background check are required. The ability to earn and/or maintain certification as a firefighter and Paramedic is required.

If hired, uncertified firefighters will attend the fire academy and receive a city salary while they earn their NPQ Firefighter 1 and 2.  They will also be required to earn their EMT or AEMT certification within 12 months of hire.  The department is also interested in candidates with EITHER firefighter or EMS certifications (EMT/AEMT/Paramedic) and will assist the right individual in attaining the needed certifications upon hire. 


Milton offers a highly competitive salary and benefit package, including:

  • Salary beginning at $43,189 entry level
  • Education Stipend  of $1,000 AA, $2,000 BA, $3,000 MA
  • Built in overtime
  • Generous defined contribution retirement plan with up to a 200% match.
  • Health Insurance & Life Insurance
  • Up to 17 shifts Paid Time Off (PTO) based on seniority
  • Tuition reimbursement with approved program
  • Annual wellness physicals
  • 12 paid holidays

To apply for this position: please download and complete an application from our website ( and to email (Equal Opportunity Employer)

Firefighter-Paramedic Hiring and Examination Process

Step 1: Application and qualifications review.

Step 2:  EMS skills evaluation scenarios (if appropriate)

  • Peer panel interview
  • Physical Agility test
  • Chief’s panel interview
  • Note: the events above will be held on the same day.

Step 3: Conditional job offer letter background check and pre-employment medical assessment.

Step 4: One week in-house academy orientation.

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