Thomas County Emergency Services Department has launched a public recruitment campaign aimed at attracting new workers to fill a critical shortage of fire and EMS personnel.
Spokesman William Rosenbury telling WALB that a new-hire program seeks to recruit residents with no prior fire or medical training to work and be trained to fill positions within the fire rescue and emergency medical services division.
It’ll be a 10-week program, Monday through Friday 8 to 5. The program is open to anyone 18 and over with a clear background. Recruits will be paid during training and classes start on September 5.