FIREFIGHTER (PART-TIME):
Walker County Emergency Services (WCES) is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Firefighter. The starting pay for this position is $13.00 per hour. Applications will be received until positions are filled.

Job Summary:
This is an entry level, manual and technical position in fire suppression, prevention, rescue, communications, and emergency medical services involving duties and responsibilities of an emergency and hazardous nature on a rotating shift basis, which may require the highest level of sustained exertion and agility. Work involves exposure to extreme heat, cold, dirt, low visibility and confined spaces, extreme heights, swift and standing water, disease, death in many forms and other unpleasant conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:
*Applicant must be 18 years of age at the date of the application
*Possess high school diploma or G.E.D.
*Applicant must be either a U.S. citizen or resident alien
*Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license, Georgia Class F or equivalent is required
*Georgia Certified Firefighter/NPQ Firefighter I
*Successful candidates must pass a physical agility, oral and/or written testing, medical examination, drug screen, and extensive background check
*Georgia Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (Basic), Intermediate, Advanced, or Paramedic

Preferred Qualifications:
*U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
*College degree from an accredited college or university
*Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Qualifications
*Technical Rescue

To apply for this position, click on the job title to access the application packet. Fill it out and send the application packet, a resume and cover letter to:

Walker County Commissioner
Sharleen Robinson, Human Resources Director
P.O. Box 445
LaFayette, GA 30728

You may also e-mail your resume, cover letter and application packet forms to s.robinson@walkerga.us

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