Eligibility & Requirements

  1. A high school education or its equivalent as recognized by the Georgia Department of Education. (Minimum GED score of 45 per section-total 225.)
  2. Certification as an EMT/I or EMT/P with the State of Georgia, within 2 years of employment.
  3. Preferred-Certification from Georgia Firefighters Standards and Training Council as Certified Firefighter.
  4. Preferred-Minimum of 30 quarter hours in Associates degree.
  5. Pass the required background investigation, polygraph examination, and physical examination.
  6. Willing to work in harmony and on any shift or assignment.
  7. Must be a United States citizen.
  8. Must have a valid Georgia’s driver’s license (Class B-Minimum)

The City of LaGrange welcomes you as an applicant for a position with the Fire/Rescue Department, but if you cannot meet or abide by the above stated conditions and/or requirements, it is suggested that you not complete a formal application as exceptions cannot be made. The City of LaGrange is an equal employer.