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Entry-Level Firefighters

  • Type:Full Time
  • Posted Date:01/08/2018

ENTRY-LEVEL FIREFIGHTERS

CITY OF COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI

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        The City of Columbus is accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Firefighter until 6:00 p.m., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and must be a citizen of the United States. Applicants must also have attained a standard high school diploma or have received a valid GED. A copy of the diploma or GED certificate MUST be submitted to the City’s Human Resources Office.

Applicants will be given a general information sheet, including salary for this position, upon request for an application. The City has a generous benefit package, which includes paid vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, health, dental and life insurance, and a retirement plan. Firefighters work 24-hour shifts.

The City of Columbus has adopted a Nepotism Policy that is discussed in detail on the application for employment and must be signed as part of the application process.

Each applicant must attend a scheduled MANDATORY Orientation session that will cover firefighting procedures and policies, hours, and the City’s benefit package.

Call (662) 327-0382 or (662) 328-8682 for additional information

Following Orientation, applicants must successfully complete a physical CPAT Test and a written examination.

The City of Columbus is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national origin, creed or handicap.

 

CITY OF COLUMBUS HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE

COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI

 

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