St. George Fire looking to fill its recruiting academy set for February

The St. George Fire Department is accepting applications for its next recruit academy, slated to start Feb. 26.

The department wants to fill the six-month-long Academy class with at least 20 people.

To be considered, the person:

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, or your immigration status must be current and permit you to work full-time in the U.S.
  • Must possess government-issued driver’s license
  • Must pass the LA State Firefighters Civil Service Test

All of those must be completed before the person applies. Before placement in the class, the applicant must pass a background investigation through the Louisiana State Police, a psych exam, a medical exam and drug screen, and the Wonderlic Cognitive Ability Test. Once those have been completed, an offer of employment may be made.

The full requirements to be considered and the steps to apply are on the department’s website,

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