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Information for Employment Candidates
Glynn County Fire Department employs 135 personnel of which 130 are certified firefighter positions. The department operates eight fire stations with three stations on St. Simons Island and five stations on the mainland. In addition to the eight stations, Glynn County Fire Department has an emergency squad stationed at the Brunswick Fire Department Headquarters Station.
Glynn County Fire Department provides fire protection, rescue operations, and hazardous materials response to approximately 420 square miles of area located outside the city limits of Brunswick and Jekyll Island. The department provides Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to the all areas of Glynn County and the City of Brunswick except Jekyll Island. Jekyll Island Fire Department provides fire and EMS for Jekyll Island.
Glynn County Fire Department operates seven full time advanced life support squads, nine fire engines, two aerials, one airport crash fire truck, and two quick response mini-pumpers.
The department operates three platoons which work a rotating schedule of 24 hours on-duty and 48 hours off-duty. The shifts begin at 8:00 A.M. and ends at 8:00 A.M. the following morning. The department must remain fully operation 365 days a year.
The EMT-Is and paramedics working for Glynn County Fire Department are also certified firefighters and are usually the interior entry crews at structure fires. Personnel assigned to the squads carry firefighting turn-out gear and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Firefighters are required in hazardous environments. Some of the environmental conditions include low oxygen levels, elevated temperatures, hazardous chemicals, biological hazards such as blood and other body fluids or parts, byproducts of structure fires, heights greater than a single story house, confined spaces, and others.
Due to the physical stress placed on Public Safety personnel, firefighters must successfully complete the annual wellness program.
Benefits of Employment
Listed below are some of the benefits offered by Glynn County.
Post Offer of Employment Requirements
When a person is offered employment with Glynn County, several things must be completed. These requirements are:
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