Fire Employment

Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services has been steadfast to its mission “Saving Lives and Protecting Property.” To achieve this mission the department uses an integrated service model, combining fire protection, emergency medical care, and community risk reduction efforts. This strategy is in line with our tradition of providing the highest quality of service. Our personnel are committed to saving lives and protecting property while exemplifying our values of Truth, Trust, Respect, and Unity.

The department continually seeks committed and qualified individuals to apply for Firefighter/Paramedic Trainee, Firemedic, and a variety of Civilian positions. Sworn personnel begin their careers with the department by attending a full time, comprehensive fire recruit school along with emergency medical training.

For more information please contact:

Gwinnett County Human Resources or 770-822-7926

Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services Employment Sectionz or 678-518-4860

Firefighter/Paramedic Trainee
Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services has worked hard to develop the expertise necessary to provide the highest quality emergency services and care.  To meet the needs of our community, the department has created the position of Firefighter/Paramedic Trainee. Newly hired Firefighter/Paramedic Trainees must complete 14 months of rigorous training at our Fire Academy. During this training, new hires will receive their paramedic certification and certification as a Firefighter I.  This is our entry-level firefighter position. Upon successful completion of this program, individuals are promoted to Firemedic.
Individuals who already possess Paramedic certifications are encouraged to apply for the Firemedic position.

A robust civilian workforce supports the mission of the department. Civilian positions are located throughout the department’s four divisions.