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Bainbridge, GA 39818
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Public Safety Hiring Firefighters

The City of Bainbridge Public Safety Department is accepting applications for the position of Fire-Fighter (full-time). Public Safety Fire Officers works 12 hour shifts with every other weekend off. Officers are scheduled on duty a total of 84 hours every two weeks.

Pay for a certified officer (NPQ Firefighter 1 & NPQ Hazmat Operations) is $14.11 an hour.

Pay for non-certified officer pending certification is $13.43 hour.

Applicant Requirements:

• Must be at least 18 years of age.

• Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

• Must successfully pass pre-employment background investigation

• Must successfully pass pre-employment drug screen and physical agility screen.

• Must successfully complete the Georgia Fire Academy curriculum if uncertified.

• Demonstrated ability to perform a variety of firefighting duties, evolutions, and operations.

• Demonstrated skill in the effective and safe use of firefighting tools, apparatus, equipment, and communication devices.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

• Must maintain a valid State of Georgia driver’s license to include a Georgia Class A or B operator’s license.

• Must be physically capable to perform strenuous work under hazardous conditions, for lengthy periods of time with exposure to smoke, fire, and other hazardous chemicals.

• Must be physically capable to climb ladders and work at heights in excess of 100 feet.

• Must maintain a current CPR card.

• Availability to be reached by telephone at all times.

• Must be able to perform all essential duties listed on the current job description.

Interested applicants may stop by Public Safety Headquarters at 510 E. Louise Street to pick up an Application Packet (Monday - Friday from 9am-5pm).