Position Detail:

Moss Point Fire Department
4412 Denny Street
Moss Point, MS 39562



Hiring Information:

Position: Firefighter
Last Filing Date:  January 30, 2023

Special Instructions:  

open until filled


The Moss Point Fire Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter. All applicants interested in becoming a firefighter with the Moss Point fire Department
are required to pass a physical agility test and a Civil Service exam (date to be determined).

The minimum age requirement is 18 years and all applicants must have a valid Mississippi Driver?s License. Applicants passing the Physical Agility Test must then take and pass a Written Exam before being considered for employment. The written exam will be administered at a later date to the determined.

To qualify for employment with the City of Moss Point, applicants must successfully pass a psychological exam and reside within 50 miles from the City limits. The starting salary for this position is $34,614.20 annually. The City of Moss Point offers an excellent benefits package that includes sick leave, vacation and holiday pay.

Physical Agility Test Candidate Must Complete:

1.5 mile run in 14 minutes or less
25 or more push-ups in 2 minutes or less
35 or more Bent Knee/Arms across chest Sit-Ups in 2 minutes or less
1 or more palm in or palm out Pull-Ups in 1 minute or less
50 or more simulated wood chops in 2 minutes or less
75 feet Victim Rescue Drag in 2 minutes or less (Manikin Weight is 175 lbs.)

If at any time during this assessment, a candidate states they can no longer continue test, even though time may allow, the physical agility assessment will end.


Starting Salary:  $34,614.20 annually.
Top Salary:   N/A
Contact:   City of Moss Point, Director of Human Resources
4320 McInnis Avenue

Moss Point, MI 39563
(228) 475-0300

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: N/A
Number of Firefighters: N/A

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