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Employment Opportunities

The fire department is made up of full time firefighter/EMTs and firefighter/paramedics. The department also has a few part time positions. The minimum EMS certification level to apply for a full time position is National Registry EMT and for part time the minimum is National Registry Advanced EMT and Georgia Certified Firefighter.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALL APPLICANTS:

  • Must possess the following traits:
    • Positive attitude
    • Strong work ethic
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Dependable
    • Effective communicator
    • Flexible
    • Team oriented
    • Action oriented
    • Motivated
    • Self-managed
    • Honest
  • Minimum age of 18 years
  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Class C Georgia Driver’s License
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR & AED Training for Healthcare Professionals
  • Georgia Department of Public Health EMT
  • Within 1 year of employment: Georgia Certified Firefighter (Uncertified candidates will attend the 8 week Basic Firefighter course at GPSTC in Forsyth)
  • Within 18 months of employment: Class EP or FP Non-Commercial Georgia Driver’s Instructional Permit
  • Within 2 years of employment:
    • Georgia Department of Public Health Advanced EMT or Paramedic
    • NPQ Firefighter II
    • Class E or F Non-commercial Georgia Driver’s License or Commercial Georgia Driver’s License
    • Morrow Fire Department Engine Operator qualified
    • Within 3 years of employment: Morrow Fire Department Ladder Operator qualified
    • Other certifications as may be required by the federal, state or local jurisdiction

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Georgia Certified Firefighter or previous experience as a firefighter
  • National Registry Paramedic or Georgia DPH Paramedic
  • Previous experience operating a fire apparatus or any truck over 26,000 GVWR

Any interested applicant is encouraged to apply online by clicking here. For questions regarding hiring or careers please contact Deputy Chief Moss at 678-902-0938 or by email at jmoss@cityofmorrow.com.

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Contact Information
Morrow Fire Department
Chief Roger Swint
1500 Morrow Road
Morrow, GA 30260

Email: rswint@cityofmorrow.com
Phone: 770-961-4008
Fax: 770-960-1631

Deputy Chief of Operations
Chief Jeff Moss
1500 Morrow Road
Morrow, GA 30260

Email: jmoss@cityofmorrow.com
Office: 678-902-0938
Cell: 770-851-0841

Fire Marshal's Office
Division Chief Patrick Kelly
1500 Morrow Road
Morrow, GA 30260

Email: pkelly@cityofmorrow.com
Office: 678-902-0934
Cell: 678-708-1397

Training Division
Division Chief James Fleming
Email: jfleming@cityofmorrow.com
Office: 678-902-0891
Cell: 404-583-2293

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