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Dawson County Government

Posted: Jul. 9, 2019

End Date: Aug. 9, 2019


Job Title: Firefighter/Paramedic
Department: Dawson County Emergency Services
Salary: $43,058.40
Status: Full-Time/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 include a valid 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.
Interested applicants must complete a Dawson County Government Employment application.  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 8AM-5PM; or emailed 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.