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Firefighter/Paramedic


Department: Milton Fire Department
Deadline: Open until filled

The Milton Fire Rescue Department seeks applicants for Firefighter-EMT or Paramedics. The rapidly growing City of Milton is located in north Metro Atlanta and its 38 square mile response territory offers a mix of dense residential and business development, several smaller live-work-play community areas, and a large area of rolling pasture and countryside. The fire department has a budgeted staff of 61 highly-trained and professional all-career firefighters assigned to prevention, training, support services, and operations. Among other specializations, the Department offers basic and advanced life support to its citizens and automatic/mutual aid partners as well as a metro-leading Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue unit.      

Basic Job Duties

The responsibilities of Milton Firefighters include responding to fire, rescue, and medical emergency calls for protection of life and property; providing community services and public education; maintaining equipment, apparatus and stations; and training to maintain certifications and improve fire, rescue and EMS skills.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to maintain/obtain a Georgia Driver's License and pass a criminal background check are required. The ability to earn and/or maintain certification as a firefighter and EMT or Paramedic is required.

Preferred qualifications include certification as NPQ Firefighter 1 and 2, and Georgia EMT, AEMT or Paramedic certification and 12 months previous experience and/or training involving firefighting and basic emergency medical care; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Out-of-state applicants will be required to pass the Georgia test to attain certification. 

Benefits

Milton offers a highly competitive salary and benefit package, including:

  • Salary beginning at $40,702 annually
  • Generous defined contribution retirement
  • An additional retirement program with City match available
  • Health Insurance & Life Insurance
  • Up to 17 shifts Paid Time Off (PTO) based on seniority
  • Tuition reimbursement with approved program
  • Annual wellness physicals
  • $5000 Paramedic incentive
  • Additional specialized training/certification pay incentives
  • Educational pay incentive

To apply for this position, please complete the Public Safety application below. In addition, applications may be submitted to recruiter@cityofmiltonga.us

Fire fighter employment application (PDF)