Box 1, Folder 15, Document 41

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£52- personnel / ha

station was ops:
235 Mow are staying on the job.

9 More than 200 of the #ixemen on strike have less than 5 years of

service, Of these approximately 100 have been in the Fire Depart-

ment less than twelve months. and—stiilareon—prebation; 19 were

employed within the past 30 days.

ji Practically all of the Firemen wre=a@ze staying on the job are ex-

perienced men with more than five years of service. This fee makes

the rebuilding job easier.

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4s Now is TR rerrent time for young men seeking a career in fire

fighting to apply to the Personnel Department. The starting pay
ef $403 a month will advance January 1, 1967, to at least $438.

Uniforms are furnished. Automatic salary increases are granted

annually for five years. Attaxy Chat, three longevity increases are

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Firemen get 20 days vacation yearly and are allowed 30 days sick


The retirement benefits are outstanding. Under the pay rates to

become effective January 1, 1967, the City's retirement plan will

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provide more than $350 pension at age 55 for the average Fire Pri- aw

vate plus generous benefits for his widow and dependent children.
Of course, an officer receives a larger pension. Also, every Fire-
man is eligible for membership in the Georgia Firemen's Retirement

Plan which provides $75 a month at age 60.

Hospitalization and life insurance are available at group rates.

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A Fireman in uniform even has free transportation on the public


transit system.

There are no residence requirements.

Applicants ages 18 to 35 should report to the City Personnel De-
partment at 260 Central Avenue, S. W. Men with fire fighting ex-

perience will be considered up to age 40.

Pe ee en nite!

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