Firefighters, we want you!
Your experience as a reserve firefighter will be one of the most rewarding of your life! Once certified, you will have the opportunity to serve your community and help your friends and neighbors when they need help the most. Come share in the pride, professionalism, and friendship among the members of the Elizabeth Fire Protection District.
The Elizabeth Fire Protection District provides emergency fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical services to over 111 square miles of Elbert County. EFPD operates 24 hours per day, 7 days-a-week. Our combination paid/reserve department runs an average of 1,000 calls annually. EFPD personnel enjoys the highest quality of training, as well as the most advanced equipment and apparatus available. Men and women at least 21 years of age, who have the desire and physical capability to participate in Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services, are encouraged to apply.
Participation as a "reserve" member provides a sense of accomplishment you will not find anywhere else. The self-esteem and personal rewards gained by working as a team under difficult circumstances is a unique and distinctive experience. Our department is well known regionally for our superior training programs and professionalism. The prospect of advancement is real. Over the last few years, many of our reserve members have been hired-on for career positions by EFPD and some of the largest fire departments in the state. EFPD has also been known to provide the highest average test scores.
We have four fire stations in our district. Station 271 and 273 are staffed 24/7.
Stations 272 and 261 are staffed by reserves. Station 261 is a joint facility with the Rattlesnake Fire Protection District.
The primary functions of the EFPD are:
- Basic and Advanced Life Support
- Fire Suppression
- Fire Prevention
- Rescue and Extrication
- Hazardous Materials
- Emergency Ambulance Transport
- Public Education
Once your application has been received, it will be reviewed by our Membership Committee, followed by an interview. Following the interview:
- Invite to Ride Along
- Provisional Offer
- Physical Agility Test
- Background Check
- DOT/Drug Test
- Invitation to join our Academy