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.

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 (Exception House Bill 654)

Applicants must be able to pass a written examination, physical agility test and background investigation.  Minimum starting salary is $32,115 plus excellent benefits.  The position closes on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

The City of Hinesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer