Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Duties: Must be
capable of performing all duties assigned by the Fire Chief, including but not
limited to the following: Respond to
fire, emergency, and rescue calls; Attend departmental training and meetings;
Maintain status and standards per department policy. Must be capable of documenting information
and maintaining written reports as required by the Fire Department and the State
High School Diploma or GED notarized by issuing institution or school board is
required. Advanced academic education completion from an accredited institution
in related areas to the position is recommended, but not required. Potential
candidates must have the capability to pass various certification and training
classes, and must be 18 years of age and in good physical condition within one
year of all required certifications. It
would be advantageous for individuals considered to possess average computer
skills, to include the use of Microsoft Office Suite and the use of email. A Minimum
of three years’ experience in related work experience with progressive
responsibilities is desired. Any combination of experience and training that
would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered. An
awareness of federal, state laws and knowledge of the overall operations of the
City including policies, procedures, and ordinances would be advantageous, but
not required. Potential candidates must have the capability to interact with the
public and other City employees in a professional and cordial manner at all
Additional Requirements: All applicants not
currently employed in a compensated position with the City of Poplarville must
complete and pass a physical ability test.
Compensation: Compensation will be an hourly
rate commensurate with experience.
Background Checks: A criminal background check will be conducted. A department of motor vehicles background
check will be conducted to verify the City’s insurance carrier can insure
applicant. Applicant must have current driver’s license.
How to Apply: Resume with a
completed application must be submitted to City Hall, City of Poplarville, 200
Highway 26 East, Poplarville, MS 39470.
Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk, (601) 795-8161.
Following an offer of employment and prior
to starting work, an individual must have a pre-employment drug test by a physician designated
by the City. The examination will be paid for by the City.
The City is not required to interview
applicants not meeting the basic requirements for the position. The granting of an interview is not to
be considered an offer of employment.
The City of Poplarville considers
applicants for all positions without regard to:
race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability,
marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected
status. The City of Poplarville is a "Drug-Free Workplace” and a