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Public Safety Building (2nd Floor)

510 10th Street

Columbus, GA

(706) 653-3500

 

Firefighter/EMT Salary

 

High School/GED $34,791 + $3,121 = $37,912 (Yearly + Overtime Approximately $2,100)
A.A./A.S. $35,660 + $3,121 = $38,781 (Yearly + Overtime Approximately $2,200)
Bachelor $35,660 + $1,248 + $3,121 = $40,029 (Yearly + Approximately $2,200)
Master $35,660 + $2,497 + $3,121 = $41,270 (Yearly + Approximately $2,200)
Signing Bonus $2,000
Relocation Pay (over 50 miles) up to $1,000

 

Addition to Salary

Public Safety Certification Pay $3,121 (Yearly)
Schedule Overtime (varies)  

 

Firemedic Salary

High School/GED $36,552 + $6,200 + $3,121 = $45,873 (Yearly + Overtime Approximately $2,200)
A.A./A.S. $37,466 + $6,200 + $3,121 = $46,787 (Yearly + Overtime Approximately $2,300)
Bachelor $37,466 + $6,200 + $3,121+ $1,248 = $48,035 (Yearly + Overtime Approximately $2,300)
Master $37,466 + $6,200 + $3,121 + $2,497 = $49,284 (Yearly + Overtime Approximately $2,300)
Signing Bonus $2,000
Relocation Pay (over 50 miles) up to $1,000

 

Addition to Salary

Public Safety Certification Pay $3,121 (yearly)
Paramedic Certficiation Pay $6,200 (yearly)
Scheduled Overtime (varies)  

 

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.