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The next written exam is Saturday, May 19, 2018. You will be given the opportunity to register for the exam after completing an application online at https://goo.gl/QLS65Y. Applications will be accepted April 1 – April 30, 2018
As long as you meet the basic requirements, you may take the entrance examination more than once.
As part of its application process for the position of Firefighter/EMT, the City of Marietta does require a polygraph test.
Applicants for the position of Firefighter/EMT for the City of Marietta must be 18 years old at date of hire.
Applicants for the position of Firefighter/EMT for the City of Marietta must have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
A college degree is not required to apply for the position of Firefighter/EMT for the City of Marietta; however, college course work in fire science, fire technology or public administration can improve your performance on the written test and in the oral interview, and may serve you well in future promotional assessments.
The City of Marietta does not require either certification at the time of application.
Yes, you must obtain and maintain a valid State of Georgia driver's license.
No. Like all departments, Marietta has specific methods of carrying out strategies and tactics. Even if a person has prior fire experience, he or she will need to learn these methods.
The recruiting/application period can last up to 3 months. MFD's Fire School lasts approximately 13 weeks and EMT school lasts about 10 weeks.
The City of Marietta traditionally opens the application period for Firefighter/EMT once a year. In the last decade, the average number hired annually has been approximately 10.
If you are unable to find the information you seek on this site, you may phone our Human Resources Department at 770.794.5562.