Full Time
Fire Department
Posted 6 months ago

Job Features

Job CategoryFire
Job LocationFire Department

Job Description

A Firefighter is responsible for providing fire prevention, suppression, and life and property protection for emergency and medical
incidents, as well as vehicle and equipment maintenance and records and reporting duties. A successful candidate must:

• Possess a Firefighter 1 certification
• Possess a First Responder certification
• Possess at least a high school education or equivalent (GED)
• Possess a Valid Driver’s License
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Be legally authorized to work in the United States
• Pass an extensive background screening which includes, but is not limited to, criminal
background checks (local, state and federal), and drug testing
• Demonstrate a stable work history
• Have the ability to work 24-hour shifts

The City of Ponchatoula offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick, & holiday pay; retirement plan; health, dental, vision, & life insurance plans.

Applications may be obtained by clicking the link above or at 125 W. Hickory St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454.

A copy of birth certificate, driver’s license, high school or GED diploma, First Responder and Firefighter 1 certifications must be submitted with the application to be considered. Completed applications should be mailed/delivered to: City of Ponchatoula, Attn: Human Resources, 125 W. Hickory St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454.

The City of Ponchatoula is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Information! The City of Ponchatoula is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications for employment are considered without regard to an individual’s race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. No question on this application is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.

To become a candidate and apply for this job please download an application. Please complete and sign the application and return.

Accepted methods of return are:
1. Completed/Signed application scanned and returned as a PDF uploaded through the website. (preferred method)
2. Complete/Signed application can be faxed to Human Resources at (985) 386-0895.
3. Complete/Sign application and mail to Ponchatoula City Hall.

Incomplete applications and applications without signatures will not be considered.

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