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Date Posted:               April 18, 2017
City/Organization:      Milton, GA
Title:                           Firefighter EMT / Paramedic
Category:                   Firefighter/EMS

Firefighter EMT / Paramedic - Milton, GA

Job Description:

Department: Milton Fire Department
Deadline: Open until filled
The Milton Fire Rescue Department seeks applicants for Firefighter-EMT or Paramedics.  The rapidly growing City of Milton is located in north Metro Atlanta and its 38 square mile response territory offers a mix of dense residential and business development, several smaller live-work-play community areas, and a large area of rolling pasture and countryside.  The fire department has a budgeted staff of 61 highly-trained and professional all-career firefighters assigned to prevention, training, support services, and operations.  Among other specializations, the Department offers basic and advanced life support to its citizens and automatic/mutual aid partners as well as a metro-leading Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue unit.      
Basic Job Duties
The responsibilities of Milton Firefighters include responding to fire, rescue, and medical emergency calls for protection of life and property; providing community services and public education; maintaining equipment, apparatus and stations; and training to maintain certifications and improve fire, rescue and EMS skills.
Minimum Requirements
High school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to maintain/obtain a Georgia Driver's License and pass a criminal background check are required.  The ability to earn and/or maintain certification as a firefighter and EMT or Paramedic is required.
Preferred qualifications include certification as NPQ Firefighter 1 and 2, and Georgia EMT, AEMT or Paramedic certification and 12 months previous experience and/or training involving firefighting and basic emergency medical care; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Out-of-state applicants will be required to pass the Georgia test to attain certification. 
Milton offers a highly competitive salary and benefit package, including:

  • Salary beginning at $40,702 annually
  • Generous defined contribution retirement
  • An additional retirement program with City match available
  • Health Insurance & Life Insurance
  • Up to 17 shifts Paid Time Off (PTO) based on seniority
  • Tuition reimbursement with approved program
  • Annual wellness physicals
  • $5000 Paramedic incentive
  • Additional specialized training/certification pay incentives
  • Educational pay incentive

For further information on benefits, refer to the City Website at on the “Careers” page.

To apply for this position, please complete the Public Safety application below. In addition, applications may be submitted to

Job Post Expiration Date;   August 1, 2017

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.

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