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Firefighter I Job Description

Fire Department Backboard Rescue
Work for Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services

Find out why the fire service is one of the best career choices you can make. View available positions and apply.

For questions, contact our recruiters from Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services via email at [email protected]  or call (678) 581-5477.

Essential Functions

  • Performs work in controlling and extinguishing fires.
  • Performs first aid and emergency rescue and medical treatment at the emergency scene.
  • Responds to and performs duties as assigned, at accidents. disasters. emergency rescues, searches, and any other emergency situation.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Nonexempt (Eligible for overtime)


24 hours on duty / 48 hours off duty

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age on or before test date
  • Must have a valid Drivers License
  • No Felony Convictions
  • Must successfully complete the following:
    • Written entry level test
    • In-depth background investigations
    • Physical agility test
    • Polygraph examination
    • Psychological examination and drug screen
    • Medical examination and drug screen
    • Oral interviews