RIDGELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – The Ridgeland Fire Department (RFD) is now taking applications for their new hiring process starting Wednesday, June 1.

Applicants should be 21 years or older, have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, and be able to complete and pass the evaluation process.

There is no experience needed. Hired applicants will have the opportunity to receive the following benefits:

  • Medical/Dental
  • Paid vacation, Holiday, and Sick
  • Retirement (PERS)
  • Starting salary $33,025/annually
  • 5% increase in salary after 1st year
  • $6,000 stipend for Paramedics

Applications can be picked up at Central Fire Station located at 456 Towne Center Boulevard.