- Type:Full Time
- Posted Date:01/15/2019
CITY OF COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI
The City of Columbus is accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Firefighter until 6:00 p.m., THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2019. 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 may apply at the City’s Website listed below.
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.
Interested applicants should apply to:
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
Post Office Box 1408 (Mailing Address)
523 Main Street (Physical Address)
Columbus, MS 39703-1408
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