Position Detail:

Statesboro Fire Department
24 W Grady St Po Box 1446
Statesboro, GA 30459

Bulloch County


Hiring Information:

Position: Firefighter - Full Time
Last Filing Date:  September 2, 2022

Special Instructions:  



Job Summary
The Firefighter protects lives and property endangered by fire and other emergency situations. For more information about the City of Statesboro, visit www.statesboroga.gov/careers.

Essential Job Functions
Responds to fire and performs fire suppression activities utilizing firefighting equipment and techniques, including nozzle operation, fire stream direction, and building ventilation;
Responds to requests of investigation of gas leaks, suspicious odors, and fire alarms;
Performs rescue, salvage, and overhaul operations;
Participates in mandatory physical fitness programs;
Maintains apparatus in ready condition;
Participates and assists in training, fire drills, and mock disasters, including set-up and evacuation;
Teaches fire prevention and fire safety to local schools and civic groups;
Acts as substitute driver of emergency vehicles which could include establishing a fire stream, placing ladders, and monitoring gauges;
Performs housekeeping and grounds maintenance duties;
Conducts periodic inspections of hoses and hydrants;
Assists with gathering information for fire reports;
Assists with inspecting buildings and developing pre-fire plans.

Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED;
Valid State of Georgia Driver?s License;
Must be able to meet Georgia Firefighters Standards and Training Council (GFSTC) requirements

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualification -
Georgia Firefighter I or higher certification;
One (1) year of experience with a Fire Department;

Additional Information
The selected candidate must complete the following requirements prior to starting work with the City of Statesboro:

Background Investigation
Pre-Employment Urinalysis
Pre-Employment Physical (If Applicable)

Starting Salary:  $38,510.17
Top Salary:   N/A
Contact:   On-line application process only

Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 764-5468

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: 16,000
Number of Firefighters: N/A

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