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Applications can be picked up at City Hall or complete the online application following the link below. Required to perform hazardous tasks under extreme emergency and highly stressful conditions with extended physical and mental exertion. Highly skilled and extensively trained in the duties of life-saving and protecting property from fire and other emergency situations. Required to exercise good judgement independently and in emergency situations.

Must be 18 years of age. Must be able to obtain a valid Class B Georgia Driver's License within 12 months of employment. Live within one hour of LaGrange. Ideal Candidates will have some college, associate degree in Fire Science. Certified Firefighter/EMTs and Paramedics considered a plus.

Firefighter - $43,095 - $61,344

Firefighter/EMT-A - $45,250 - $64,411

Firefighter/Paramedic - $54,121 - $76,954
Full time
High School Diploma/GED

  • Firefighter Overview

    The City of LaGrange, Georgia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Firefighter. The LaGrange Fire Department serves a population of approximately 30,000 citizens about 60 miles southwest of Atlanta with an area of 42.93 square miles. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with profession in the Fire Service, as well as EMS services in a growing community.

    Minimum Requirements:

    High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must possess a valid driver's license within the state you reside that has not been suspended or revoked for reasons other than nonpayment of insurance premiums, in the last five years. Must not have been convicted of a felony in any jurisdiction within ten years prior to employment/appointment (except as provided by OCGA 25-4-8). Applicants who have by self-admission, committed crimes that were never detected shall be presumed to have committed the crime or act. Pleas of Nolo Contendere are considered a conviction. No more than one DUI conviction or any DUI conviction in the past five years. Must show a stable employment history and credit history. Must not have a history of illegal drug use. Shall not have used marijuana within 12- month period prior to date of application. Experimental usage of marijuana, prior to the age of 21 will not be sole reason for disqualifying a candidate. Pass the required background investigation, polygraph examination and physical examination.

    Must be in good physical condition as determined by a medical examination and successfully pass the minimum physical agility requirements as established by GFSTC. Certification of a State of Georgia Firefighter within 12 months of employment. Certification as an EMT-A with the State of Georgia, within 2 years of employment. Willing to work on any shift or assigned station; 24 hour shifts, nights, weekends and holidays.

    Please download and fill out. If you are a resident of LaGrange, please fill it out and bring to HR at City Hall on the 2nd floor.

Mailing Address:

City of LaGrange
Human Resources
200 Ridley Avenue
LaGrange, GA 30240

If you have any additional questions please email or call Human Resources: +706 883 2034,

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