Currently accepting applications




The hiring needs of the Valdosta Fire Department vary from year to year.  However, it is the department's goal to continually seek out highly qualified and diverse candidates to join our world-class organization.   

Salary Information

Annual Minimum Salary:       $37,566 ( Plus $3,500 ISO 1 Pay)
Annual Minimum Salary:       $ 38,566 (Plus $3,500 ISO 1 Pay with Associate's Degree Incentive Pay)
Annual Minimum Salary:       $39,566  (Plus $3,500 ISO 1 Pay with Bachelor's Degree Incentive Pay)

Minimum Qualifications

    • Must be a citizen of the United States 
    • Must be 18 years of age or older 
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent recognized by the State of Georgia 
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license 
    • Must have an honorable discharge if prior military 
    • Must not have a felony conviction 
    • Must have an acceptable driving history, criminal, financial, and character background 

Applicants must also successfully complete: 

    •  Aptitude Test   
    • Physical Agility Test  
    • Oral interview 
    • Medical evaluation

Fire Department
Fire Chief

106 South Oak Street
Valdosta, Georgia 31601

Upcoming Events
Repeats every month on the first Friday 12 times.
12/01/2023 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
01/05/2024 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
02/02/2024 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm