Gilmer County Public Safety
July 19, 2016:
Note - this is a different position than our previous posting for SARDAT Volunteers!
Gilmer County Public Safety is accepting applications for Volunteer Firefighter. The position will train for interior firefighting, vehicle extractions, and Emergency Medical Services first responder skills.
Minimum age is 18
There is no maximum age
There will be physical agility qualifications
We expect a new training class to begin this September. Interested persons should complete a County Employment Application, available at Station 1, or under the Employment tab on this site. Please indicate "Volunteer Firefighter" in the Position Applied For line. Completed forms should be turned in to Erin Bradburn at Fire Station 1, 325 Howard Simmons Rd, Ellijay, or, faxed to 706-635-1334.
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July 11, 2016:
Gilmer County Public Safety is accepting applications for a Volunteer Unit in our Emergency Management Agency (EMA), to be known as the Search and Rescue & Disaster Action Team (SARDAT).
This Team will be responsible for assisting the current Search and Rescue Team with ground searches, light rescues, and other related functions. Additionally, the Team will assist in county disasters such as wind storms, snow storms, flooding, and other large scale incidents.
Minimum age is 18.
No prior Emergency Service experience required.
Applicants are required to pass a physical exercise consisting of a one mile hike - with a 25-pound backpack - within 20 minutes.
Interested persons should complete a County Employment Application, indicating "Volunteer EMA" in the Position Applied For line. Completed forms should be turned in to Aaron Freeman or Ken Ellington at Fire Station 1, 325 Howard Simmons Rd, Ellijay, or, faxed to them at 706-635-1334.
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October 1, 2015:
GILMER COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE IS CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS TO FILL POSITIONS OF FIREFIGHTER/EMT AND FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC. IF INTERESTED, CONTACT THE OFFICE AT 706-635-1333. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR COME BY STATION 1, LOCATED AT 325 HOWARD SIMMONS RD ELLIJAY, GA 30540 TO FILL OUT AN APPLICATION.