Job Title: Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/Paramedic

Closing Date/Time: 06/27/14 1700

Salary: Firefighter/EMT-35,959.97/yr, Firefighter/Paramedic-37,241.97

FF/EMT Requirements:
HS diploma /GED
must be 18 yrs of age
possess & maintain a valid driverís license and/or CDL
have not been convicted of a felony in the past 10 yrs
Must posses & maintain GA &/or National Registry EMT-I or EMT-A license.

FF/Paramedic Requirements:
HS diploma/GED
must be 18 yrs of age
possess & maintain a valid driverís license &/or CDL
have not been convicted of a felony in the past 10 yrs.
Must posses & maintain GA &/or National Registry Paramedic license.

Additional Information:
Physical Abilities Test (PAT) will occur the week of July 7 Ė 11. This will be the first phase of testing/screening for all candidates being considered.

All hired applicants will attend a 14 week recruit class. During this time hired applicants will be classified and paid as a Firefighter I ($15.44/hr). Upon successful completion on the recruit class hired applicants will be promoted to Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic as appropriate. 12 month probationary period from date of employment.

The selection process will result in a final eligibility roster. The candidates for hire will be chosen from the eligibility roster in sequence from the top candidate to the bottom candidate.

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Forsyth Fire Information:
129 career firefighters, 12 volunteers, and 20 employees (both sworn and civilian) working in administration. Twelve of the thirteen stations are staffed 24-hours/day. 12 engines, 2 trucks, 3 tankers, 4 brush trucks, 1 hazmat, 1 light truck, 1 heavy rescue, 1 technical rescue, 1 water rescue, 2 battalions. 12,361 calls in 2012.