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Firefighter

City of Perry

Posted: Nov. 1, 2018

End Date: Nov. 26, 2018


The City of Perry is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter.  Visit our website at www.perry-ga.gov to view the complete job announcement and download an application package.  The application package provides information on how to apply and assessment dates and times.

Firefighter Recruit - $30,100 or
Firefighter I (Experienced) - $32,100 or
Firefighter II (Experienced) - $38,300
(Classification will depend on experience and certifications)

GENERAL NATURE OF WORK:
Perform the duties of a Firefighter.  Controls and extinguishes fire, protects life and property, maintains equipment.  Performs assigned duties in maintaining apparatus, quarters, buildings, equipment, grounds and hydrants.
 
REQUIREMENTS:   
Must have current/valid Georgia driver’s license.  Must successfully complete pre-employment testing to include Physical Agility Test and Entrance Assessment, polygraph/voice stress examination, physical exam and pre-employment drug screen.  Firefighters work 24/48-hour shift assignments.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Firefighter Recruit:  High school diploma or GED equivalent.  Must be at least 18 years of age or older and capable of obtaining a class F driver’s license.  No Previous Experience or State Firefighter Certification required. 
 
Firefighter I:  Must meet minimum qualifications for Firefighter Recruit plus must possess NPQ FFI; NIMS 100; and NIMS 700 certifications.
 
Firefighter II:  Must meet qualifications for Firefighter I and have completed 2 years as Firefighter I; possess NPQ FF2; NIMS 200; NIMS 800; Interior Search & Rescue; Structural Fire Control; and Crash Victim Extrication certifications.
 
(Out of State Firefighter Certification transition to Georgia Firefighter Certification requires the following:  Candidates must be members of a Georgia fire department, have IFSAC, DoD, or Pro Board certifications, and pass the Georgia State Certification written and skills exams.)

The City of Perry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Drug Free Workplace