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Public Safety Building (2nd Floor)

510 10th Street

Columbus, GA

(706) 653-3500

 

Firefighter/EMT Salary

Education Base Salary Degree Bonus Public Safety Pay Sched. Overtime Approx. Salary
High School/GED $36,018 $3,121 $2,100 $41,239
A.A./A.S. $36,918 $3,121 $2,100 $42,139
Bachelor $36,918 $1,248 $3,121 $2,100 $43,387
Master $36,918 $2,497 $3,121 $2,100 $44,636
  • Signing Bonus $2,000
  • Relocation Pay (over 50 miles) $1,000

 

Firemedic Salary

Education Base Salary Degree Bonus Public Safety Pay Medic Pay Sched. Overtime Approx. Salary
High School/GED $37,841 $3,121 $6,200 $2,300 $49,462
A.A./A.S. $38,787 $3,121 $6,200 $2,300 $50,408
Bachelor $38,787 $1,248 $3,121 $6,200 $2,300 $51,656
Master $38,787 $2,497 $3,121 $6,200 $2,300 $52,905
  • Signing Bonus $2,000
  • Relocation Pay (over 50 miles) $1,000

 

Benefits

  • Annual Vacation (10 days per year)
  • 13 days annual sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 18 days annual military leave
  • Life and hospitalization coverage underwritten (Dependent coverage also available)
  • City Retirement
  • Eligible for state retirement
  • Deferred compensation program
  • Full salary while attending Firefigher and Advanced EMT training

Candidates must complete the entire candidate selection process to be considered for full-time employment.