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Firefighter Recruiting

Join Our Team!

Johns Creek firefighters are committed to keeping our community safe and serve as positive role models and knowledgeable resources for the community.

Explore this page to learn how you could join our department.

JCFD fire truck at Community Safety Day

Steps of the Hiring Process

Our process includes a variety of tests and assessments, interviews, and evaluations. Learn what it takes to join our team.

Our Hiring Process


The following sections detail our requirements for JCFD Firefighters.

General Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must be able to hear within the normal audible range (200 to 800 Hz) with or without correction
  • Must have 20/20 vision with or without correction
  • Must hold a High School Diploma (or GED equivalent)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • No felony conviction
  • Candidates must meet the Hiring Standards set by the City of Johns Creek Fire Department
  • Must possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License (if out of state, must obtain a Georgia license)
  • No serious speeding (more than 10 miles per hour above limit), at-fault traffic accidents, vehicular homicide, hit-and-run, or misdemeanor convictions/violations/citations within the last three (3) years
  • No convictions (including Judgment before Probation and Nolo Contendere) of DUI/DWI/BUI within the last three (3) years. No more than one conviction of DUI/DWI/BUI during a lifetime
  • All circumstances surrounding a pending case will be considered before making a final hiring decision

Ineligible if you have been convicted of a felony.


Georgia State law requires that an applicant be a citizen of the United States as of the date employment commences as evidenced by a certified copy of the candidate’s birth certificate or naturalization certificate. For information regarding citizenship requirements, contact the USCIS.


You do not have to be a resident of Johns Creek to apply for or work as a JCFD Firefighter.

Additional Information

Selection Process

Applicants must meet the John Creek Fire Department’s minimum requirements as well as the hiring standards. Please note that the City of Johns Creek reserves the right to modify the selection process based on administrative considerations, legal requirements, or business/operational necessity.


The City of Johns Creek offers a comprehensive employee benefits package.

Benefits Brochure (PDF)

Johns Creek Fire Department

Learn more about the JCFD and the services we provide to our community.

About JCFD