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About the City
The City of Richmond Hill, Georgia is a quiet family community, located just minutes south of metropolitan Savannah. The city of more than 12,000 residents retains a small-town charm and offers a high quality of life for its residents. A diminished crime rate, outstanding educational opportunities, community services, recreational facilities, and beautiful scenery are but a few reasons to live here. This family-oriented city is a place where everyone can feel safe and have all the needed amenities and services expected from a supportive community.
About the Richmond Hill Fire Department
The Richmond Hill Fire Department (RHFD) is comprised of 29 employees and continues to grow with the growth of the City. The RHFD is an effective combination department comprised of 2 stations (station 3 is currently under construction), 4 engines, 1 rescue unit and 2 aerials. The RHFD provides quality fire protection and life-saving services to one of the fastest growing communities in the State of Georgia.
The RHFD proudly serves our community by providing 24-hour fire and rescue services. Our staff includes a Fire Chief, 2 Division Chiefs, 3 Captains, 9 Sergeants, 12 Firefighters and 2 part-timers, twelve of whom are also certified EMTs (7 EMT, 1 EMT-1, 3 EMT-A, and 1 paramedic). Firefighters work a 24-hour shift rotation, which consists of 24-hours on duty (unpaid sleep break of 8 hours) and 48-hours off duty.
Job openings at RHFD are listed on the City's job opportunities page.