Firefighter - Entry Level

Baker County Fire Rescue Dept

Job Title Firefighter - Entry Level
Location Macclenny , FL



The Baker County Board of County Commissioners will be accepting applications until 4:00pm, Thursday, February 27, 2020 for a full-time, paid Firefighter. This position consists of entry level firefighting duties of a varied nature under the direction of a superior officer with an annual salary of $30,000.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the various types of fire hazards of the County; knowledge and skill in the use of emergency medical treatment practices; and knowledge of firefighting techniques, policies, procedures and practices. This applicant must possess the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to perform prolonged and arduous work under adverse conditions; and ability to work at heights. The ideal candidate will be skilled in the use and maintenance of firefighting equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicant must have a high school diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED), completion of minimum standards as required by the State of Florida. Must possess a Florida Certification as a Firefighter and a Class “D” Non-Commercial Florida Driver’s License. Must possess a valid Florida EMT certification or obtain within 6 months of hire. Applicant will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Applications may be obtained from Baker County Human Resources, County Administration Office, 55 North 3rd Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. For a complete job description please visit

Baker County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital or Veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected reason.


Dates of Publication:

February 13, 2020

February 20, 2020