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Entry-Level Firefighters

  • Posted Date:08/12/2019 1:30 PM

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ENTRY-LEVEL FIREFIGHTERS

CITY OF COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI

The City of Columbus is accepting applications for the position of Entry-Level
Firefighter. 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
www.thecityofcolumbusms.org

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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