Now Hiring: Basic Firefighter

Gordon County is currently accepting applications for the position of Basic Firefighter. Qualified applicants should possess the following minimum qualifications and/or abilities:

  • Be at least 18 Years of Age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited program.
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License (processing to class E or F) and maintain
    throughout employment.
  • Be physically prepared to take a Timed, Pass or Fail test, which is the
    Gordon County Fire. Rescue Physical Ability Test (CPAT) as prescribed by
    the Georgia Firefighter’s Standards and Training Council (GFSTC.)
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Ability to pass a physical exam/drug screening.
  • Successful Candidates will be required to complete and pass an 8 week
    Rookie School to become a State of Georgia Certified Firefighter and
    maintain this certification throughout employment.
  • Must be able to obtain an Advanced EMT Certification within 2 years of
    completion of Rookie School and maintain throughout employment.

Please direct any questions regarding qualifications & requirements to Training Chief Nathan Saylors at 706-263-5293.

Applications will be accepted online only. Please go to  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Gordon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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