How much does a Fire Fighter II make in Jackson, MS? The average Fire Fighter II salary in Jackson, MS is $55,920 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $51,878 and $70,352. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Fire Fighter II is responsible for rapid response to fires, accidents, and other emergencies to protect people, property, and the environment. Works with firefighting teams to control and extinguish fires and safely manage hazardous materials. Being a Fire Fighter II performs search and rescue, responds to auto accidents, and provides emergency medical services. Uses and operates fire tools, equipment and apparatus as effectively and safely as possible. Additionally, Fire Fighter II performs routine maintenance and inspection of firefighting equipment and gear to ensure proper condition and preparedness for emergencies. Prepares post-incident reports as required. May participate in fire safety education and inspection activities. Typically is required to pass periodic physical ability tests. May require an associate degree in fire science. Requires Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT). Requires Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Fire Fighter II works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Fire Fighter II typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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About Jackson, Mississippi    Jackson is located primarily in northeastern Hinds County, with small portions in Madison and Rankin counties. The Pearl River forms most of the easte....More

Jackson, Mississippi  area prices were up 1.2% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Jackson, Mississippi

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