Fire & Emergency Services

What We Do


The Fire Division responds to fires, accidents, and medical emergencies to protect life and property; participates in fire inspections, fire prevention activities, station maintenance, and training activities; and performs related work as required.


All Firefighters are either EMT or paramedic certified.

Who We Are


Our professional Firefighters, EMTs, and Paramedics are united by their concern for those who live, work, and play in Alpharetta and are connected through our core values:


· Courageous Spirit

The risks of your job are real. Persevere in the face of adversity.


· Selfless Service

Put the welfare of the public and your team above your own. Add value to others.


· Excellence With Integrity

Do what is right and do it well.



All members of our Fire Division are, first and foremost, firefighters trained and certified as EMTs or Paramedics. Many also receive advanced training and certifications and serve on one of our specialty teams in addition to being part of one of our two primary divisions, suppression and prevention.

· Suppression

· Prevention

· Education And Risk Reduction

· Hazardous Materials

· Technical Rescue

· Special Events

· Tactical Emergency Response (T.E.R.S.)

· Boat Rescue



Minimum requirements require Firefighter candidates to be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma (or GED equivalent), possess a valid Georgia Class C driver’s license, and hold a current NPQ I Certified Firefighter or IFSTC Certified Firefighter and current AEMT, EMT-I or Paramedic Certificate.


Our selection process is comprised of the following:


· Pre-Selection Questionnaire

· City of Alpharetta Application and Background Packet

· Physical Performance Evaluation

· Written Test

· Oral Interview

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