ATTENTION JACKSON RESIDENTS: Mayor Lumumba has issued a STAY AT HOME ORDER for the City of Jackson to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. As a precaution, City Hall and all non-essential city government offices, including our Senior Community Centers and Early Childhood Development Centers will be closed until April 17, 2020. Public gatherings of 10 or more people are strictly prohibited. Restaurants may only operate as take-out, drive-through, or delivery service only. Please continue to exercise proper hygiene and social distancing. Information for more resources may be found here.

Recruitment & Training

Recruitment & Training

Must submit an application and MS Minimum Standards Certificate or letter from MS Minimum Standards Board to Personnel Management. Must submit to a complete background investigation which includes a Polygraph Examination.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED certificate. Eighteen (18) years of age or older. Must be a U.S. citizen with no felony convictions or other serious criminal backgrounds. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must complete a training program as determined by the Fire Chief.

Prior to employment, the applicant recommended for employment shall be required to successfully pass a urinalysis and/or blood test to screen for alcohol and/ or drug abuse.

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