Attala County Fire Department looking to hire new firefighter


The Attala County Fire Department is taking applications for the position of entry-level firefighter.

Entry-level firefighters provide fire and rescue services to Attala County. This includes fire suppression, rescue, and fire prevention.

Applicants should be in sound physical condition and capable of working in high heat to freezing temperatures, heights, small/confined spaces, and other hazardous environments.

Employees at the Attala County Fire Department work a rotating 24-hours on/48-hours off schedule, and must be able to work effectively within a team dynamic.

Minimal Requirements:

  • Between the ages of 18-35
  • Valid Mississippi Drivers License with good driving record
  • Must pass extensive, confidential background investigation (No felonies and/or repeat offenses)
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be a citizen of the United States (Fluent in English, both written and spoken)
  • Must pass all written, physical, and skills testing required by the Attala County Fire Department
  • Must pass a medical physical and drug screen

Applications can be picked up at the Attala County Fire Department Station #1 at 216 West Jefferson St. Kosciusko, MS.

Call 662-289-6478 for more information.

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