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Firefighter/Paramedic (Full-Time & Part-Time)

Dawson County Government

Posted: Jul. 3, 2018

End Date: Sep. 28, 2018

Job Title: Firefighter/Paramedic (Full-Time & Part-Time)
Department: Dawson County Emergency Services
Salary: $14.00 hourly
Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt

Job Summary:
Perform a variety of emergency operations and paramedic duties to protect lives and property in simultaneous fire suppression, search and rescue, patient care activities and assure that all emergency equipment remains ready at all times to respond to emergency and non-emergency situations.

Job Requirements:
Applicant must be at least 18 years of age; possess a high school diploma or GED; Georgia State Paramedic license; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification; Georgia State Certified Firefighter (NPQ I & II preferred); Pediatric Life Support or Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Basic Trauma Life Support certifications. At least six months Paramedic experience is preferred. Additional requirements includes a valid class B driver’s license and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), good verbal and written communications; ability to communicate with the public effectively and courteously on a daily basis; ability to meet all in-house testing requirements; pass a background check and drug screening.
Applications are in the County Administration office and on our website at www.dawsoncounty.org. Applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m; or email to DCemployment@dawsoncounty.org.  All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.
Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.