Posted on Mar 20, 2015

The City of Martin Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Firefighter.

The successful candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, goal oriented individual possessing a desire to make a difference in the lives of the community served. The successful candidate will work a 24 hours on and 48 hours off work schedule.

Minimum Requirements Are:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Be a citizen of the United States of America.
  3. Have a High School Diploma or proof of G.E.D.
  4. Possession of a valid Tennessee Driver’s License.
  5. Be physically fit for normal firefighting functions.
  6. A minimum of Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy 64-hour Basic Firefighting and 16-hour Firefighter I Live Burn is preferred but not required.
  7. Must pass a written and Agility Test.
  8. Pass an Oral Interview.

Requirements Upon Conditional Offer of Employment:

  1. Pass a NFPA Physical Examination.
  2. Pass Psychological Evaluation.
  3. Pass a Drug Screening Test.
  4. Pass a background investigation consisting of local, state, and national criminal record check, financial, medical, military, and educational records check.
  5. Must Attend the Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy 10-week Recruit Class, Unless Already Completed with Valid Proof of Completion.
  6. Must become a Certified State of Tennessee Medical Responder within 12 months of the date of hire.
  7. Must become a State of Tennessee Licensed A-EMT when training becomes available.

Successful candidate will have an initial probationary period of 24 months.

Benefit package includes Health, Dental, Life, and Vision Insurance. The City of Martin is part of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement.


Starting Base Annual Salary: $25,235.00


Updated applications along with job description can be obtained at the City of Martin Municipal Building.


Submit completed applications, in person or by mail, by June 23, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. to:

Deborah Yeager

Director of Human Resources

Attn: Firefighter Position

109 University Street or P.O. Box 290

Martin, Tennessee 38237


The City of Martin is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.