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Firefighter

Newton County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Jan. 8, 2018

End Date: Aug. 31, 2018


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
All candidates selected to fill a vacant position in this classification must submit to and pass a drug-screening test after meeting the following minimum requirements:
- Must possess a High school diploma or GED
- Must be able to pass a fire department mandated pre-employment physical

Education and Experience:
Any combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, required for the job.

Required Licenses
A valid automobile driver's license

Have the ability to obtain the following Certifications within the first 12 months of employment:
- National Professional Qualifications Board (Pro Board) Firefighter I/II Certification
- National Professional Qualifications Board Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations Certification
- FEMA National Incident Management System ICS-100, ICS-200 IS-700, and IS-800 certificates
- State of Georgia Advanced EMS Licensure
- Current American Heart Association BLS CPR certification


Optional Certifications
- National Professional Qualifications Board (Pro Board) Apparatus Operator           

Provide copies of the following documents when submitting application packet: 
- Driver's license
- Birth certificate
- High school diploma or GED 
- 7 year motor vehicle report that has been issued within the last 60 days