Statesboro Fire Department Recruiting

To view openings visit Applications are available at City Hall as well. Once you have an application on file with the Human Resources Department, you will be contacted if you have been selected for an interview.

Job Duties

• Responds to fire and performs fire suppression activities utilizing firefighting equipment and techniques, including nozzle operation, fire stream direction, and building ventilation;
• Responds to requests of investigation of gas leaks, suspicious odors, and fire alarms;
• Inspects burned structures and vehicles;
• Performs rescue, salvage, and overhaul operations;
• Participants in mandatory physical fitness programs;
• Inspects assigned apparatus and equipment;
• Cleans and performs routine maintenance on same;
• Maintains apparatus in ready condition;
• Participates and assists in training, fire drills, and mock disasters, including set-up and evacuation;
• Teaches fire prevention and fire safety to local schools and civic groups;
• Acts as substitute driver of emergency vehicles which could include establishing a fire stream, placing ladders, and monitoring gauges;
• Performs housekeeping and grounds maintenance duties;
• Conducts periodic inspections of hoses and hydrants;
• Conducts station tours;
• Assists with gathering information for fire reports;
• Assists with inspecting buildings and developing pre-fire plans;
• Performs other assigned duties.

Minimum Qualifications

• High School Diploma or GED
• One (1) year of experience in a related field
• Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience
• Valid State of Georgia Driver's License


1) GA State Firefighters' Pension Fund: Supplemental and highly advised
2) "24 On/48 Off" Work Schedule
3) Shift Swaps & Kelly Days
4) Vacation(9.33 hours per month) and Sick Leave (11.2 hours per month)
5) Holiday Pay (11.2 hours per holiday - 10 official holidays)
6) Medical Insurance
7) Dental Insurance
8) Life Insurance
9) Retirement Plan
10) 457b Plan
11) Flexible Spending Account
12) Fitness Center(24/7 access)

Hiring Process


• Completed online at

Initial Interview

• Hiring Committe Chair and Administration Assistant

Written Test

• National Firefigther Selective Test

Physical Agility Test

• Information about the test can be found here

Interview with Hiring Committee Board

• Oral Interview

Background Check

• Criminal, Personal, and Professional References

Final Interview

• Oral Interview with Fire Chief or Designee

City of Statesboro Human Resources

• Drug Screen
• Physical Exam
• Orientation with HR Director

RIP Program

• 2 weeks or 6 weeks Recruitment Program