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The Sandy Springs Fire Department (SSFD) is a high–performing organization located in the north metropolitan area of Atlanta, Georgia.  SSFD provides emergency and medical services to 100,000 residents in a 38 square mile service area. Sandy Springs is the second largest city in the metropolitan Atlanta area and is the sixth largest city in Georgia.  

Our Mission

To provide the highest level of fire and emergency services to our citizens and visitors with highly trained, and caring personnel. We will provide excellent customer service in response, education, prevention and professional services. We will show respect, value, pride, compassion and commitment as we serve the community.

The department currently employs 114 full-time personnel, operating from five fire stations with state of the art equipment.   

As part of the City’s commitment for first responders to have the resources they need to protect the community, our fleet consists of seven vehicles:

  • Two engines
  • Three trucks with 105 foot ladders
  • One tower with 100 foot bucket
  • One mini-pumper


Sandy Springs Fire Department is seeking men and women who value being part of a team that is both respected within the department and the community we serve.  We look for individuals who know they have the potential to not only save lives, but to change lives as well.

Open Employment Opportunities

The City of Sandy Springs offers its personnel the opportunity to choose from a selection of benefit plans and programs that meet individual and family needs. Benefit plans are available to full-time personnel and their eligible dependents.

Core Benefits

  • Major Medical Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Financial Benefits

  • 401(a) / 457 (b)
  • Direct Deposit
  • 529 College Savings Plan

Time-Off Benefits

  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Sick Days
  • Leave of Absence (including Military Leave)
  • Jury Duty
  • Bereavement Days

Work/Life Benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Assistance Program
Sandy Springs is an equal opportunity employer.

Open Employment Opportunities

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