Personnel Services Department
110 East Main Street, Suite 230
Cumming, GA 30040
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
An Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace/Excellent Benefits
Salary $37,780.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 09/10/18
CLOSING DATE: 10/8/18 11:59PM
Enforces all county fire codes, ordinances and fire laws and regulations of the state in order to protect life and property; complies with all rules, orders, and instructions issued by superior officer.
Responds with assigned fire company to emergency calls involving fires, hazardous materials, and vehicle accidents; evaluates scene upon arrival; may direct traffic and control crowds.
Minimum of 18 years if age, High School Diploma or GED. Must not have been convicted of a felony in the past 10 years, must be of good moral character as determined by investigation. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and / or Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) including appropriate level/endorsement(s). Must successfully pass a background investigation.
- The multi-stage selection process will begin in the month of November.
- All Hired applicants will attend a combined training period of 36 weeks that will be split between both fire and Advanced-EMT training. During this time hired applicants will be classified and paid as a Firefighter II ($18.16/hr). Upon successful completion of the class, recruits will be promoted to Firefighter /EMT or FF/Paramedic as appropriate. Hired applicants possessing a current State of GA EMT- Intermediate or greater certification will not have to participate in the EMT portion of the recruit class. Out of state applicants must possess at a minimum National Registry of EMT’s Advanced EMT level or higher license to omit NREMT-A portion of recruit class.
- The selection process will result in a final eligibility roster. The candidates for hire will be chosen from the eligibility roster in sequence from the top candidate to the bottom candidate.
Forsyth County, Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
or 110 East Main St, Suite 230, Cumming, GA 30040
Job # 01111 Firefighter KR