The Mobile Fire-Rescue Department Firefighters/Firemedics work a 24/48 shift. This means that personnel report to work at 7:00 A.M. the day of their assigned shift and continue working until 7:00 A.M. the following morning. Personnel then have the following two days off or 48 hours off. Firefighters work 56 hours a week and 10 days a month with opportunities; to work overtime.
The Mobile Fire-Rescue Department also has 40-hour personnel who work in Training, Logistics, EMS, Code Enforcement, and Public Education. These positions are usually filled after a firefighter has served on a shift and/or receives a promotion.
For a starting firefighter, wages vary according to level of education. Contact the Direct of Public Safety Recruiting for more details on salary ranges.
Salary ranges vary for Firefighter and Paramedic. The City of Mobile offers wages competitive with the current market and standard of living. Contact the Direct of Public Safety Recruiting for more details on salary ranges.