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DAWSON COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Job Title: Firefighter/EMT - Hiring for New Fire Station Opening February 2021
Department: Dawson County Fire & Emergency Services
Status: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION FILLED
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.
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 for a position with Dawson County, please complete and submit the application online. If you are unable to complete an application online, applications are available in the County Administration office, or you may print a Dawson County Employment Application online. Applications may be emailed to DCEmployment@dawsoncounty.org; faxed to 706-531-2769; or mailed or dropped off in person to Dawson County Government, Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM. 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.p >