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Firemedic

Gwinnett County


Listing Summary

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services provides emergency medical services and fire protection to the citizens of Gwinnett County. The Department's mission is to save lives and protect property and we have a prestigious history of doing this with many significant accomplishments. As a valued member of our team, you will assist in the performance of emergency medical treatment, life rescue and basic fire suppression.

This job is a safety sensitive position that will require a pre-employment drug test and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Gwinnett County Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.

Applicants must pass a comprehensive background investigation including criminal, controlled substance, credit, driving, employment history checks, an oral interview, medical exam including drug screen, polygraph, psychological and physical agility testing.

The Grade for this position is FF233.

**************   THIS IS NOT THE ENTRY-LEVEL FIREFIGHTER POSITION   **************
Salary:
Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

  • $45,411 - $51,081     Starting Salary
  • $46,773 - $52,613     3% pay incentive for an Associate's degree
  • $48,135 - $54,145     6% pay incentive for a Bachelor's degree

Incentive:

  • $2,000 Hiring Incentive within first year of employment - This is for new Gwinnett County employees only (not rehires).

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, or G.E.D. (copy must be attached to application);
  • Valid Driver's License, equivalent to GA class C or higher;
  • Must secure GA Basic Firefighter Certification during 1st year of employment;
  • Must secure NPQ Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification during 1st year of employment;
  • YOU MUST HAVE ONE OF THESE CERTIFICATIONS TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION (copy must be attached to application):
    • National Registry Paramedic
    • State of Georgia Paramedic

To be considered for this position, you must attach: (1) a copy of your High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate AND (2) current Paramedic certification card with this application;

  • YOU MUST HAVE STATE OF GEORGIA PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO FINAL JOB OFFER

Listing ends on:

6/30/2022