Emergency Services - Firefighter/EMT (SAFER)
DAWSON COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
184.108.40.206 Internal Competitive
220.127.116.11 Open Competitive
Job Title: Firefighter/EMT (SAFER)
Department: Dawson County Emergency Services
Salary: $12.83 hourly
Status: Full-Time with benefits; Grant funded
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL FILLED
Performs a variety of emergency operations to protect lives and property in simul¬taneous fire suppression, search and rescue, and patient care activities and assures that all emergency equipment remains ready at all times to respond to emergency and non-emergency situations. This position is funded through the Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grant (SAFER) and employment for successful candidates will begin in January 2018.
Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, possess a GED or high school diploma, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification; First Class Firefighter's Certification or NPQ I; Georgia Basic Firefighters certification. A valid class B driver’s license and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), good verbal and written communications, have some knowledge of applicable state laws and county ordinances and ability to communicate with the public on a daily basis. Applicant must be able to pass a Physical Agility Test along with Background Check and Drug Screen.
Applications are available in the County Administration office and here. Applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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.