Sumter County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Firefighter Job Description
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The Sumter County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to fill the positions of Full-Time and Part-Time Firefighter. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and education/experience and according to the Sumter County Classification and Compensation Plan. This position is responsible for protecting lives and property endangered by fires and other emergency situations. Minimum requirements include; be at least 18 years of age, not have been convicted of a felony in any jurisdiction within ten years prior to employment/appointment, have a good moral character as determined by investigation under procedure approved by Human Resources, be fingerprinted and a search made of local, state and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record (Criminal background check), possess a high school diploma or a GED, possession of State of Georgia Firefighter certification or the ability to obtain reciprocity within 2 months of employment, possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle operated or the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire, obtain National Professional Qualifications (NPQ) Firefighter I certification within 6 months of employment.
Applications with a complete job description may be obtained from the Sumter County Board of Commissioners Office located at 500 W. Lamar Street, Americus, GA. from 8:30 – 5:00 daily Monday – Friday, the Sumter County Web Site at www.sumtercountyga.us, or by calling (229) 928-4500. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County. Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, December 13, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.