About Us

Whether house fire, chest pains, or vehicle accidents, we answer the call. Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services provides high quality emergency response for a population of 898,450 people. Our service delivery model integrates fire suppression, emergency medical care, and community risk reduction to provide the highest quality of service for our community.

The department consists of 889 superbly trained men and women. Each year, we respond to over 75,000 emergency calls with 30 strategically placed fire stations that house 30 engine companies, 10 ladder trucks, and 25 advanced life-support medical units.

We also have trained teams in place for technical rescue, hazardous materials, and swiftwater rescue situations. Our Fire Academy provides training that exceeds state requirements, and all firefighters receive ongoing fire and EMS training.

What We Value

Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services has been steadfast to its mission “Saving Lives and Protecting Property.” The spirit of this tradition is seen in our strong commitment to quality service and care of our citizens. Our firefighters are committed to saving lives and protecting property while exemplifying our values of Truth, Trust, Respect, and Unity.

Job Opportunities

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 the Paramedic certification are encouraged to apply for the Firemedic position.  A robust civilian workforce also supports the mission of our department and these Civilian positions are also located throughout the department’s four divisions.

For More Information and to Apply

Please contact:

Gwinnett County Human Resources at
jobs@gwinnettcounty.com or 770-822-7926