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Welcome to the Fire Department

If you have an emergency or need immediate assistance please dial 911.

The mission of the D’Iberville Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the people of D’Iberville from fires, natural disasters, hazardous materials incidents, medical emergencies, and any other emergencies that may cause harm to a person or property. This includes a timely, professional, and effective response to any form of public emergency that may arise. 

Through tradition and dedication, we will provide education and fire prevention awareness as well as provide medical assistance and education to the community for the purpose of life preservation and property conservation. 

We foster a commitment to excellence through professionalism, honesty, integrity, and public service.

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Phone
228-392-3525

11288 Lamey Bridge Rd.
D’Iberville, MS 39540
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About the D'Iberville Fire Department

The D’Iberville Fire Department is an all-risk department committed to excellence in public safety. The DFD provides emergency response to fire, EMS, rescue, HazMat as well as any other incident that threatens life or property.

Along with emergency response, the DFD provides fire prevention and education, fire inspections and investigations.

DFD Responds to approximately 1,800 service calls per year, covering nearly 12 square miles within the city of D’Iberville consisting of a population of nearly 13,000 people and providing mutual aid to neighboring departments.

Training For When

It Matters

Interested In The Fire Service?

Firefighting is a highly respected career. As first responders, firefighters specialize in protecting the public by responding to fires and life-threatening emergencies. They are often the first to arrive on scene and are tasked with a wide range of duties, including providing emergency medical and rescue services.

Firefighting is a profession that takes preparation through education and rigorous training. when not responding to emergencies, firefighters spend their time training, conducting fire prevention and education or merely cleaning and maintaining the fire station and emergency equipment to ensure readiness for the next emergency.

 

Hiring Steps

  1. Hiring process only takes place at times of position openings.
  2. Submittal of candidate job application. Applications taken year round. Applications considered must be less than 6 months old.
  3. Applications screened for accuracy and completion
  4. Physical entrance exam
  5. Written exam
  6. Oral board interview
  7. Background investigation
  8. Medical evaluation and drug screen
  9. Chief’s interview
  10. Offer of employment if accepted

Career Opportunities

As our firefighters gain experience and advanced education, they may promote to a higher rank. The rank structure at D’Iberville Fire Dept. is as follows:

  • Fire Chief
  • Deputy Fire Chief
  • Battalion Chief
  • Lieutenant
  • Engineer
  • Firefighter II
  • Firefighter I
  • Firefighter Recruit

Benefits

  • 24/48 work schedule
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • MS State Retirement (PERS)
  • Uniforms supplied
  • Very competitive pay
  • Longevity pay (after 4 years)
  • Education pay for college degree
  • Education pay for EMT or higher

Job Requirements

  1. At least 18 years of age at written examination date
  2. High school diploma or GED
  3. U.S. citizen or ability to provide verification of eligibility to work in this country
  4. Ability to read, write and speak English
  5. Must have valid Mississippi drivers license or ability to obtain one
  6. Must pass background check
  7. Must not have been convicted of a felony or have multiple misdemeanor convictions
  8. Must be insurable
  9. Must pass physical evaluation
  10. Must pass written examination
  11. Must pass medical evaluation
  12. Must pass drug screening
  13. Must accurately and fully complete a fire department job application
  14. Must complete a basic firefighting course within 1 year if not already MS State Minimum Standards Certified
Gerald Smith

Gerald Smith

Chief


Phone:
228-392-3525
Email:
gsmith@diberville.ms.us


Danny Miller

Danny Miller

Deputy Chief


Phone:
228-392-3525
Email:
dmiller@diberville.ms.us


Charlene Rowell

Charlene Rowell

Fire Inspector


Phone:
228-392-3525
Email:
crowell@diberville.ms.us


Duon Ladner

Duon Ladner

Training Chief


Phone:
228-392-3525
Email:
dladner@diberville.ms.us


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