No. Even if a person has prior fire experience, such as a lateral applicant, he/she will still have to attend a limited academy.
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As long as you meet the basic requirements, you may take the entrance examination once each application period.
As part of its application process for the position of Firefighter/AEMT, the City of Marietta does require a polygraph test.
Applicants for the position of Firefighter/AEMT for the City of Marietta must be 18 years old at date of hire.
Applicants for the position of Firefighter/AEMT 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/AEMT 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.
The recruiting/application period can last up to 3 months. MFD’s Fire Training Academy lasts 24 weeks, and includes EMT/AEMT training, which lasts 14 weeks.
The City of Marietta traditionally opens the application period as staffing dictates.
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