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Firefighter II

Walton County Board of Commissioners

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POSITION TITLE:  Firefighter II FY 20-77


ENTRY SALARY:  $15.10 per hour, plus benefits        

JOB SUMMARY:  Responds to fire and other emergency incidents to suppress fires, rescue victims, provide emergency medical care, and perform other duties as required. Responds to fire calls and uses firefighting skills to evaluate and carry out actions to most efficiently control the emergency at hand; assists with the fighting of structural fires. Operates a variety of pumps, ladders, hoses and other equipment at the scene of fire, rescue and other emergency incidents. Provides emergency medical care at emergency scenes. Completes required reports detailing fire incident responses. Completes required training and maintains required certifications. Inspects equipment to ensure that it is in proper working order; washes and cleans equipment on a regular basis; repairs and performs routine maintenance on equipment; ensures the proper functioning of all equipment and vehicles. Maintains an adequate inventory of supplies aboard vehicles; conducts regular inspections. Provides fire prevention information to the public; assists in teaching fire safety classes; provides tours of the fire station. Performs housekeeping, grounds keeping, and building maintenance duties. Conducts station and apparatus tours for school and other community groups. Participates in public education events. Conducts pre-incident planning on commercial and residential structures as requested. Trains and mentors less-experienced personnel. Performs related duties. Completed Standard Employment Application and Walton County Fire Rescue Background Questionnaire are required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSKnowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the National Fire Protection Association and the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Act.


REPLY TO:  Walton County Human Resources – 303 S. Hammond Drive, Suite 331 - Monroe, GA 30655

REPOSTED:  11/10/2020

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