Proclamation of Local Emergency


The City of Jackson’s Water and Sewer Business Administration is now JXN Water. Click here.



PEG Network Off-Air Announcement: PEG Network is currently off the air as we undergo a relocation. We appreciate your patience during this transition.

In the meantime, you can stay connected with PEG Network here or visit our YouTube channel at

Jackson Fire Department Partnering with Jobs for Jacksonians for Upcoming Job Fair

Posted on February 17, 2022

For Immediate Release:

February 17, 2022

Jackson Fire Department Partnering with Jobs for Jacksonians for Upcoming Job Fair

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Jackson Fire Department is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23 at Sykes Community Center at 520 Sykes Road.

Recruiters are hiring candidates interested in becoming a firefighter:

Minimum Qualifications

U.S. Citizenship/Naturalization
18 years of age or older
Valid U.S. driver’s license
High school diploma or GED
Must pass a drug screen

Starting salary $32,000/yearly
Paid academy training
100% paid medical
Public Employees Retirement System of MS
9 days paid holiday leave time
Promotion opportunities
Overtime compensation
Discounted college courses
Due to COVID-19, the event will be abiding with local guidelines to ensure the safety of prospective applicants. Everyone must wear a face covering at all times.

City of Jackson jobs

The City of Jackson continues to hire for a wide range of positions. Interested applicants can find a listing of job openings at the following link on the City’s website:

Jobs for Jacksonians is an initiative created to provide accessible information about employment opportunities for Jackson residents. The program also offers an array of services and training opportunities to assist job-seekers. In addition to recruiting sessions, the program offers job readiness workshops, job search/placement assistance, and an annual job fair. Other services, such as assistance with writing a professional resume, leadership/professional development, and interviewing techniques, are available as well.

For more information, contact Jonathan Barnett at 601-960-0377 or

Jobs for Jacksonians Feb 23

Close window