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Milton Fire Rescue seeks applicants for their department to serve as Lateral Firefighter-EMT-Basic. The rapidly growing City of Milton is located in north Metro Atlanta and its 38 square mile response territory offers a mix of 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 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.
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.
Required qualifications include certification as NPQ Firefighter 1 and 2, and Georgia Paramedic certification and a minimum of 12 months previous experience and/or training involving firefighting and basic emergency medical care; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Out-of-state applicants will be required to pass the Georgia Firefighter Certification test to attain certification.
Milton offers a highly competitive salary and benefit package, including:
To apply for this position: please download and complete an application from our website (www.miltonga.gov) and to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hiring and Examination Process
Step 1: Application and qualifications review.
Step 2: EMS skills evaluation scenarios
Step 3: Conditional job offer letter background check and pre-employment medical assessment.
Step 4: One-week in-house academy orientation.p >