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Full Time Firefighter

Polk County


Listing Summary

POSITION/DEPARTMENT: 

            Full-Time Firefighter, Fire Department

 

WORK SCHEDULE AND SALARY: 

40 hours per week (Shift I: 6AM – 2PM) (Shift II: 10AM – 6PM). Overtime as required.

 

Starting Salary for Certified Firefighter: $20.31 per hour.  Salary will be based upon education/experience.      

 

JOB SUMMARY:

This position will primarily respond to emergency situations, skillfully control and extinguish fires, maintain equipment, operate emergency vehicles, and prepare reports. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or GED and be at least 18 years of age;
  • Georgia Firefighter Certification or NPQ 1 Certification, or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment;
  • Ability to meet the minimum physical agility requirements established by the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council;
  • Knowledge of equipment, tools, and best practices in the fire industry;
  • At least two (2) years of firefighting experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience or training which provides the knowledge and skills to perform the work.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply, an application must be completed and returned to the Board of Commissioners Office, located at 216 Main Street, Cedartown, GA or emailed to the HR Director, Nendra Wofford, at nwofford@polkga.org 

             

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2023.

Listing ends on:

12/15/2023