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The City of Hinesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants shall be assured of fair and equitable treatment in all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, training, promotion, and disciplinary action, without regard to political affiliation, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, military status, or religious creed and with proper regard for their privacy and constitutional rights as citizens.

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FIREFIGHTER (Open Positions: 3)

Closes On: November 1, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST

Location: City of Hinesville, Hinesville, GA 31313
Department: Fire
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Days Worked: Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.
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The City of Hinesville is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter.  This position is responsible for protecting lives and property endangered by fires and other emergency situations. The rotating schedule runs 24.25 hours on duty and 48 hours off duty.

Major responsibilities:

  • Responds to and suppresses fires utilizing such fire fighting equipment and techniques as nozzle direction and building ventilation
  • Rescues fire and accident victims utilizing the appropriate extrication methods and equipment; administers first aid and CPR
  • Inspects assigned apparatus and equipment; cleans, repairs, and performs routine maintenance on same.
  • Drives emergency vehicles; establishes fire streams and monitors gauges.

 Minimum qualifications:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be able to obtain a valid Georgia driver’s license
  • Be in good physical condition as determined by a medical examination
  • Not have been convicted of a felony within the last ten (10) years (OCGA 25-4-8)

Applicants must be able to pass a written examination, physical agility test and background investigation.  Minimum starting salary is $36,552 plus excellent benefits.  The position closes on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

The City of Hinesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer