Walker County Fire Rescue (WCFR) 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.
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.
*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
*U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
*College degree from an accredited college or university
*Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Qualifications
To apply for this position, click here to access the application packet. Fill it out and send the application packet, a resume and cover letter to:
Walker County Government
c/o Tabitha Cantrell, Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 445
LaFayette, GA 30728
You may also e-mail your resume, cover letter and application packet forms to Tabitha Cantrell.