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Company: City of Americus
Location: americus
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company DescriptionThe City of Americus is a local municipal government that serves a population of 17,041, with 150 full time and 12 part time employees. We are an innovative, clean, and safe city where our citizens enjoy a good quality of life. We are committed to creating an outstanding level of opportunities for our diverse population, and to also provide quality governmental services, cultivate economic development, and promote quality jobs and successful businesses.Job DescriptionThe City of Americus is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Fire Fighter. The salary for this position is $34,308.00 annually ($12.45 hourly).Responsibilities of this position include responding to fire and or medical emergency calls for protection of life and property and to control/extinguish fires, perform search and rescue operations, and provide basic trauma and life support to sick or injured persons.QualificationsRequirements include completion of High School diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training in fire fighting and First Responder emergency medical treatment programs; previous experience is preferred but not required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the job. Must possess and maintain valid Georgia Fire Fighter 1 certification within six months of employment. Must possess Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate Certification or above, within three years of employment. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license. City of Americus Fire Department employees are required to live within a reasonable response time to the Public Safety Building not to exceed 30 minutes. All Applicants for the entry level position of Fire Fighter must show proof of successfully passing the Georgia Work Ready Fire Fighter Entry Level Profile test, scoring Silver or above at time of applying. Tests are administered at South Georgia Technical College, located at 900 South Georgia Tech Parkway Americus, Georgia 31709. Proof of requirements must be provided at time of applying. How to Apply: The deadline to submit an application is Friday, April 30, 2021 at 4:00 PM. Resumes will not be accepted without an application. You may obtain a copy of the full description along with an application from the Human Resources Department. An application may also be obtained from the City's website The Human Resources Department is located at 101 West Lamar Street, Americus, Georgia 31709. EEOC: The City of Americus is an equal employment opportunity provider, regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the City of Americus will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.Additional InformationAmericus is an innovative, clean, and safe city where our citizens enjoy an exceptional quality of life. We encourage a cultural, social, educational and healthy environment. We provide quality governmental services, cultivate economic development, and promote progressive healthcare and a thriving business environment.

Keywords: City of Americus, Albany , FIREFIGHTER, Other , americus, Georgia

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