Mobile Fire-Rescue now accepting applications for firefighter and paramedic positions

Mobile County
Mobile Fire-Rescue

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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Fire-Rescue Department (MFRD) announced Dec. 7 that they are accepting Firefighter and paramedic applications for next year.

Mobile Fire-Rescue is looking for individuals who have a passion for helping others and serving the Mobile Community, according to a Facebook from the MFRD.

The annual Firefighter salary breakdown for 2022 is:

Annual Pay:6 hours built-in overtime pay for every pay period6 hours built-in overtime pay for every pay period6 hours built-in overtime pay for every pay period
40,528.22+ $1,000+ $1,200 ($46.16 per day)= 42,728.22

The annual Paramedic salary breakdown for 2022 is:

Base firefighter pay:10 % incentive:Ambulance riding incentiveTotal annual pay:
$42,728.22+ $4,272+ $5,000 = $52,000.22

The MFRD is also offering education incentive pay in addition to base salary:

  • For those with an Associate’s degree or hour equivalency, a 5% increase will be added, totaling an extra $2,026.
  • For those with a Bachelor’s Degree, a 10% increased will be added, totaling an extra $4,052.
  • For those with a Master’s Degree, a 15% increase will be added, totaling an extra $6,078.

The MFRD is also offering vacation benefits, health and life insurance coverage and pension rates.

Paramedics are guaranteed a 100% reimbursement for tuition while attending paramedic school and firefighters will receive a 50% reimbursing while attending college. Employees will not receive reimbursements for past college costs.

For more information, visit their website or Facebook page for updates.

Residents can also call or text 251-554-2298 for more employment information.

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