Bibb Sheriff’s Office, Fire Deparment filling job vacancies

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Bibb Sheriff’s Office, Fire Deparment filling job vacancies

The Macon-Bibb Fire Department, and Bibb County Sheriff's Office job vacancies are filling up.

This is thanks in part to a pay increase and hiring incentives.


Bibb Sheriff’s Office, Fire Deparment filling job vacancies

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The macon-bibb fire department, and bibb county sheriff's office job vacancies ... are filling up.

This is thanks in part to a pay increase and hiring incentives.

Here's 41nbc's tanya moderzitski.

(:10) (:02) (:38) "it's something you have a passion for it gives you the opportunity to think yiu want to do it."

From 150 vacancies at the bibb county sheriff's office ..

To now just 45 job openings.

Lieutenant wanda ammons says they've been in the community more... talking to people.

She says jobs in macon-bibb county as first responders offers stability.

"you have to invest in yourself we have its not just the pay but you have to invest in your retirement you have to want something at the end" chief marvin riggins says the fire department currently has 25 firemen in training, with 67 vacancies to fill.

"we do have highliy train qualified perrsonnell right here."

Ammons says hiring incentives have helped attract people.

""just saw a need to do what other agencies are doing like offering other incentives to hire."

Riggins says the county's recent two-percent pay increase is key to keeping employees.

"part of that they have to be compensated in that regard so in order to keep them here beause other comumnities are doing that so we have to remain competitive c1 3 b13 in order to keep them.

Reporting in macon ..

Tanya modersitzki 41nbc

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