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JOB OPENING: Post until filled



ANNUAL RATE RANGE - $11.50 - $12.54/HOUR @ 3078 HOURS/YEAR


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Candidate must be at least eighteen years of age

  1. High School graduate or General Education Development Equivalency

  1. Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License in the state of residency

  2. Must be able to pass the Catoosa County Fire Department written exam for a Recruit

  3. Must be able to pass the Catoosa County Fire Department Physical Agility Test (PFT)

  4. Must possess EMT-B or gain the certification within 18 months of employment


All applicants must be able to meet the following standards:

  1. Acquire the Georgia Firefighter Standard and Training Council Requirements to be certified as a Georgia Firefighter

  2. Pass a medical exam consistent with National Fire Protection Association Standard 1582

  3. Obtain EMT Certifications as set forth by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians


 Post Offer Requirements:

  1. Pass NPQ Firefighter I Certification (within 1 Year) and maintain throughout employment

  2. Valid Class E or F Driver’s License and maintain throughout employment

  3. Must maintain wellness and physical fitness.  Medical and psychological examinations as well as physical fitness testing will be required.



  1. All inquiries and applications should be obtained from the Reception Area, Catoosa County Government Building located at 800 Lafayette Street, Ringgold, GA or at

  2. Current employees wishing to apply for a transfer are expected to complete an application and will be notified by Personnel if chosen for an interview.

  3. Post offer negative drug test required. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Catoosa County Government  • 800 Lafayette Street • Ringgold, GA 30736 • Phone: 706-965-2500 • Fax: 706-935-3112 


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