Current Openings


Current Employment Opportunities:

 

  • Firefighter Entry-Level:
    • Apply Here: Application
    • Posting End Date: 02/29/2024
    • Details: Job Description
    • SALARY RANGE: $49,566.00-$58,610.00
    • Firefighter Recruit Class - Projected Start Date of June 2024 - Applicants will not be contacted until after the job posting close date.
    • Minimum Requirements - Must be 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent by the job posting close date.


  • Lateral Firefighter:
    • Apply Here: Application
    • Posting End Date: 02/29/2024
    • Details: Job Description
    • SALARY RANGE: $53,644.00-$58,610.00
      • In addition to above salary range, candidates who qualify for a Fire Apparatus Operator position can earn up to 5% more.
      • In addition to above salary range, additional $100 per ambulance shift worked (up to ~$12,000/year).
    • This position is open only to candidates who currently possess NPQ Firefighter I & II and who are currently licensed as a State of Georgia EMT-I or who have either a National Registry Certification or State of Georgia license for AEMT or EMT-P.
    • Applicants will not be contacted until after the job posting close date.
  • Paramedic-Only (PMO) - 24/48 Schedule:
    • Apply Here: Application
    • Posting End Date: 03/12/2024
    • Details: Job Description
    • SALARY RANGE: $51,837.00-$70,886.00
      • The annual pay for this position is approximately $70,866, based on a per shift worked squad pay incentive and a shift schedule of 24-hours on/48-hours with overtime pay based on 40-hour per week FLSA rules.
        • The base annual salary prior to daily squad incentive pay and schedule-based overtime is $51,837.
        • Assuming all scheduled shifts are worked throughout the year, the annual squad incentive pay totals $12,000 and the salary including schedule-based overtime is $58,865.
      • Salary projections are subject to change based on the amount of leave taken throughout the year.
    • Applicants will not be contacted until after the job posting close date.

 

Differential Pay for All Field Operations Employees (Fire and PMO)

Additional $100 per ambulance shift worked.

Holiday shifts worked pay at a rate of 1.5x hourly rate.

11 Holidays recognized at this rate.

Associate degree - Additional $1000 added to annual salary.

Bachelor's Degree - Additional $2000 added to annual salary.

Master's Degree - Additional $3000 added to annual salary.

 

Application Instructions:

New Users

  • You will be prompted to create an Applicant login prior to completing an application.
  • You will receive an email confirming that an Applicant Account has been created and reminding you of your assigned PIN number.  (Copy your PIN# for future access to your Applicant Account).
  • You are now ready to complete the application.
  • Where appropriate, you will be asked to upload requested documentation.
  • Applicants can either complete the entire application at once or save an unfinished application and return later to complete.  It is important to know, however, that only applications that are completed and submitted before the closing date will be applied to a vacant position.

Returning Users

  • Click the Login As Returning Applicant link at the top right of page.
  • Enter your first name, last name, zip, PIN and validation number where designated.
  • This enables you to:
    • Edit your existing application.
    • Apply to new jobs without re-entering your application information.
    • Review the status of positions you have applied to.

Helpful Tips

  • To be considered for a position, you must complete the online application form; resumes/cover letters in lieu of applications will not be considered.
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  • Applications will not be accepted for positions no longer visible on the Employment Opportunities page.

Contact our recruiter today for information about employment opportunities or to be notified when we are accepting applications: [email protected]

All open positions with Cherokee County can be viewed here: Cherokee County Employment Opportunities