Monday, March 9, 2009

DeKalb County is hiring firefighters

Dekalb County
Begin Date: Monday, March 09, 2009
End Date: Friday, March 13, 2009

Firefighter I - 3590

Open Competitive

Applications accepted: 03/09/09 – 03/13/09

Annual Salary Range: $32,472 - $52,776

Essential Functions: Attends training sessions to learn proper methods, procedures, and techniques used in risk reduction, fire suppression, public education, and emergency medical care; responds with crew on emergency, accident, fire, and emergency medical calls on fire apparatus and emergency rescue vehicle; studies and participates in equipment use training; upon completion of the academy, performs fire control/suppression duties and administers first aid and basic life support to patients; maintains apparatus, emergency rescue vehicle and fire station; conducts business and hydrant inspections; conducts salvage and overhauls of premises after fire is extinguished; participates in fire drills, public education programs, and risk reduction inspections.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Must obtain Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate (EMT-I) certification from the Georgia Department of Human Resources and NPQ1 Firefighter Certification within 12 months of employment in this classification. Must possess and maintain a valid State driver’s license. The working test period for this job classification is 12 months.

Main Office: 1300 Commerce Drive
Room 100,
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 371-2332
Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Field Office: 755 Camp Drive
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 508-2530
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It is refreshing to see a community actually using a blog like this to get the word out. Since this hiring process has past, I won't put out the word to the people on my list, but normally I would.

to become a firefighter