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Firefighter

Rincon


Listing Summary

Firefighter

The City of Rincon is currently seeking a firefighter with good communication skills in dealing with the public. This position performs and continues to train in firefighting activities, including combating and extinguishing fires, rescuing persons and salvaging property in emergency situations, training with and maintaining equipment, assisting in fire prevention activities, and controlling and containing hazardous substances.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful completion of entry level firefighting training program is a perquisite for this position within 12 months of hire date.
  • Must possess a Georgia valid driver’s license. Must be able to obtain Class E or F Driver’s license within three months of hire.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must be able to read and write the English language.
  • Must be able to pass physical and meet or exceed minimum requirements on NFPA 1500 physical.
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • Must be able to work various shifts.
  • Applicants must pass a background check and follicle test drug screen.
  • High School Diploma or GED; firefighting experience preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

ESSENTAIL FUNCTIONS

  • Operates assigned equipment; drives fire vehicles or apparatus to respond to calls in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Inspects and checks conditions of fire hydrants, standpipes, and water supply sources.
  • Must attend 50% of the drills that are scheduled on days when not on shift
  • Responds to fire alarms; lays out and connects hoses; raises and climbs ladders; directs the suppressants to extinguish fires; carries out firefighting activities using tools and methods in prescribed manner; performs emergency lifesaving activities; salvages and preserves property to minimize fire loss; and performs clean-up activities after fire suppression.
  • Trains and studies with fire tools and equipment to develop and maintain competency and proficiency in fire suppression and prevention procedures and techniques, lifesaving techniques, and to become familiar with developments in incombustible and fire hazards; conducts studies to learn locations of city streets and addresses, hydrants, standpipes, and physical features of property within a district.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled, at the Rincon City Hall located at 302 S. Columbia Ave., Rincon, GA. 31326 or mailed to: PO Box 232, Rincon, GA  31326

The City of Rincon is an equal opportunity employer.

Listing ends on:

5/26/2021