Department:Ware Fire & Rescue

The Ware County Human Resources Department's mission is to afford high quality, cost-effective personnel management, training, administration and services for all departments without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, in accordance with applicable laws, personnel regulations and county policies and procedures. The Department achieves this by serving as a strategic player with department personnel and providing quality leadership, technical assistance and accurate information. Continuous focus on process improvement helps us to realize our mission goals. The Human Resources staff models respectful and ethical behavior, provides a welcoming and positive work environment, encourages diversity, and creates value-added training and professional development opportunities, while applying adaptive innovations as the needs of our workforce change.

All questions or comments regarding this posting may be directed to:

Theresa A. Bailey | Interim Human Resources Director
305 Oak Street | Suite 227 | Waycross, GA 31501
(912)287-4333 Office | (912)287-2494 Fax

E-Verify Account Information
Account #: 128174
Authorization Date: June 17, 2008

Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug-Free Work-place

Ware County Board of Commissioners now accepting applications for a fulltime FIREFIGHTER position until position is filled.

Candidates interested in a firefighting career must be 18 or older, possess high school diploma/GED, valid Georgia drivers license, and not have been convicted of a felony.

Duties include but not limited to: protection of life and property from fire, hazardous materials, other emergencies as well as fire prevention and other public education efforts. Firefighters also perform routine tasks of vehicle/building maintenance, participate in on-going professional development training within the department and fully satisfy the requirements of Georgia Firefighters Standards and Training Council.

Firefighter must be physically and mentally capable of performing stressful physical tasks in potentially hazardous conditions.
Work hours-24 on/48 off. Successful completion of physical agility tests to be met first followed by written exam. Volunteer firefighter experience with required training a plus.

Final approval of employment based on successful completion of drug and physical exam. Rewarding career opportunity with excellent benefit package including annual, sick leave, paid holidays, 401(a)/457(b) retirement plans, major medical insurance (includes dental/vision & prescription), county paid life insurance and competitive starting salary.

Apply online or in person Mon-Fri, 9AM - 5PM with Human Resources, 2nd floor, Suite227, Ware County Administration Building.

Ware County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications
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