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Troup County Board of Commissioners

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Position:   Firefighter            

Department:  Fire                

Salary:  $34,679.61/Yr 
Under general supervision and instruction this position performs fire prevention and suppression activities. 

High school diploma or GED, current valid driver's license and ability to obtain the license issued for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

1 or 2 years of experience as a firefighter is preferred

Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the National Fire Protection Association and the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Act

Knowledge of modern firefighting techniques and equipment

Knowledge of laws and regulations relating to the control and prevention of fires

Knowledge of Department and County policies and procedures and Federal, State and Local laws and regulations

Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs

Knowledge of the capabilities and uses of emergency vehicles and equipment

Skill in operating emergency vehicles and equipment

Skill in the use of radio/communications equipment

Skill in planning, organization and decision making

Skill in oral and written communication

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responds to fire alarms and uses firefighting skills to evaluate and carry out actions to most efficiently control the emergency at hand; assists with the fighting of structural fires

Operates a variety of pumps, ladders, hoses and other equipment at the scene of fire, rescue and other emergency incidents

Performs initial patient screening and provides emergency medical care as needed

Completes required reports detailing fire responses

Completes required training and maintains required certifications

Inspects equipment to ensure that it is in proper working order; washes and cleans equipment on a regular basis; repairs and performs routine maintenance on equipment

Maintains an adequate inventory of supplies aboard emergency vehicles; conducts regular inspections

Provides fire prevention information to the public; assists in teaching fire safety and other classes; provides tours of the fire station

Performs housekeeping, grounds keeping and building maintenance duties

Conducts station and apparatus tours for school and other community groups

Participates in public education events

Conducts pre-incident planning on commercial and residential structures as requested

Performs all other related duties as assigned 

Employment Applications will be accepted Until Filled on Troup County's website @ 

Job #: 08302018 Firefighter                                           

Troup County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - A Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace

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