Open Recruitment for the next Fire Academy

by / Monday, 15 June 2015 / Published in News & Hot Topics

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2015, we will be accepting applications for the next scheduled Fire Academy.


Qualified applicants must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be a high school graduate or have a GED
  • Have no felony convictions or serious misdemeanor convictions
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Be a registered voter in current county/city of residence
  • Reside within ten (10) miles of Hattiesburg city limits or relocate within six (6) months of employment


Starting salary:  Academy Recruit  $22,000.00/yr/Certified after Academy Graduation $27,600/yr.


Applications are being accepted May 26, 2015  8 a.m. through July 2, 2015 5 p.m.  Applications are NOT accepted online.  Applicant must complete application in person at City Hall – Human Resources Department, 200 Forrest Street, downtown Hattiesburg.