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Monday February 20, 2017

Rocky Mount Hiring Full-Time Fire Captain/Administration


 $51,609.05 – $77,413.56 Annually
Job Type
Fire Department
Job Number
3/3/2017 5:00 PM Eastern
DEFINITION:  This position is responsible for providing administrative support for the planning and management efforts of the department.

REPORTS TO:   The Fire Chief assigns work in terms of division goals and objectives.

•   Provides administrative support to the senior
staff of the fire department by assisting with administrative projects.•   Performs research, development, and review of policies and procedures for existing
and newly developed programs.

•   Performs research and development in support of administrative and management
processes which support planning efforts of the department.

•   Provides supervision and works closely with the department’s Fire – Information
Systems Specialists to manage and process data in support of planning and
Accreditation needs.

•   Performs other related duties as assigned.

Internal “Uniformed Certified” candidates must meet the following qualifications:

•    Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Fire Protection Technology or
Emergency Preparedness Technology.

•   Five years of experience in the Rocky Mount Fire Department and having
attained one of the following positions:

•   Fire Engineer
•   Deputy Fire Marshal
•   Assistant Fire Marshal
•   Fire Training Officer
•   Senior Firefighter with 8 years of service and an AAS degree in a fire or emergency
preparedness related field
•   Captain of Operations, Safety & Training, and/or Logistics – Due
to differences in essential job responsibilities, both the Captain of Operations, Safety &
Training, and/or Logistics must compete for the position of Fire Captain /
Administration and if successful, would be laterally reassigned.

•    Candidate must be trained in National Incident Management System IS 700, IS 800,
IS 100, IS 200 and ICS 300 levels.

•   Candidate must possess a minimum certification as North Carolina Fire & Rescue
Commission Level 1 Fire Inspector.

•   Candidate must possess a minimum of a Class B North Carolina Driver’s License.

•   Candidate must be certified as North Carolina Firefighter Level 2.

•   Candidate must be certified as Hazardous Materials Operations Level 1.

•   Candidate must be a North Carolina Fire & Rescue Instructor 1.

•   Candidate must have a minimum of North Carolina State Certified Emergency
Medical Technician – Basic.

•   Candidate must be certified as Child Passenger Safety Technician through
successful completion of the NHSTA Child Passenger Safety Program.

•   Candidate must have a current advanced certification as recognized in the
professional developmental requirements for Senior Firefighter. (Technical Rescuer,
EMT-I, EMT-P, etc.)

•   Any required fire service certifications possessed by the successful candidate for the
position of Administration Fire Captain at the time the position is filled must be
continually maintained through continuing education or other accepted medium.

Internal “Civilian” and External “Uniformed Certified or Civilian”
Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

•   Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Fire Protection Technology, Emergency
Preparedness Technology, Emergency Management, Science, Business
Administration or other relevant areas, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

•   Five years of professional level experience in public sector administration support,
supervisory experience preferred.

•   Experience in the public safety environment is preferred but not required.

•   Knowledge of the standards, regulations, mandates, and policies related to the
delivery of emergency services.•   Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

•    Knowledge of OSHA workplace safety regulations.

•    Skill in analyzing problems and identifying solutions.

•   Skill in preparing clear and accurate reports.

•    Skill in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships.

•    Skill in setting priorities for completing projects.

•    Skill in evaluating and establishing written policies and procedures.

•     Skill in performing mathematical calculations.

•     Skill in operating computers and other standard office equipment.

•    Skill in interpersonal relations.

•     Skill in oral and written communication.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Fire Chief assigns work in terms of division goals and objectives.  The work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of division activities.

GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include department policies and procedures; the Personnel Policy Manual; and state pension regulations. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative tasks to be performed, some with strict deadlines which contribute to the complexity of the position.

SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to provide administrative support for various programs, projects, etc. which contribute to the management of the organization.

PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with representatives of other emergency response agencies, co-workers, news media, and members of the general public.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts light objects.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position will have supervisory responsibility over the Fire Information Systems Specialist position.

The Town of Morehead City is Hiring Full-Time Firefighter/EMT-Paramedic




The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has a vacancy for a full-time FIREFIGHTER/EMT-PARAMEDIC position. Duties include responding to emergency calls; suppressing fires; providing basic and advanced life support and emergency medical services; handling hazardous materials; operating and maintaining vehicles and equipment; preparing and maintaining detailed reports. Position requires knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency care, automobile extraction, and emergency transportation; fire suppression methods and techniques; proper handling of hazardous materials. Must possess high school diploma or GED. Firefighter I & II, EMT-Paramedic, Technical Rescue and HAZMAT certifications required. Possession of a valid, unrestricted NC driver’s license required. Background/drug test required. Applicants must be able to obtain NFPA 1582 required physical clearance. Hiring salary – $48,630 (based on 2912 annual hours at $16.70 per hour). Excellent benefits package. City application required and may be downloaded from City website at http://moreheadcitync.org/home-human-resources/human-resources-employment-application and mailed to: Town of Morehead City, HR Director, 706 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557. Internal applicants may pick up application from the Office of Human Resources. Other qualified applicants may apply at any Employment Security Commission (ESC) location.   EOE Application deadline: Open Until Filled


Interested candidates must successfully complete a physically agility test before employment. The next test will be administered February 28, 2017 at 4034 Arendell Street (Fire Station 2) Morehead City NC at 0900 hrs.




Posting date: January 27, 2017




City of Gastonia Hiring Fire Marshal

Job Title:Fire MarshalOpening

Date/Time:  Wed. 02/08/17 12:00 AM Eastern Time Closing Date/Time:  Tue. 02/28/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary:$34.10 – $39.92 Hourly
$2,727.67 – $3,193.50 Biweekly
$70,919.42 – $83,031.00 Annually

Job Type:Full Time

Location:Fire Station #1, Gastonia, North Carolina


Performs difficult code enforcement and inspection work in directing and coordinating the enforcement of the North Carolina State Building Code, Volume V, Fire Prevention, local laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to this code.

Work is performed under general supervision of the Assistant Fire Chief.  Supervision is exercised over subordinate fire prevention personnel.

Essential Functions/Duties:
Prepares and monitors the division budget;
Supervision is exercised over all fire prevention activities;
Analyzes, interprets Volume V of the North Carolina State Building Code along with local laws, ordinances, and regulations for subordinate personnel and the public;
Supervises and participates in the examination of building plans for conformity with the fire prevention code;
Work may require assuming responsibility, for directing the overall operation of the Fire Department, during the absence of the Fire Chief;
Communicates with building inspectors and other code enforcement officials on matters requiring reciprocal assistance or coordination;
Plans, supervises and directs a fire inspection program and community educational programs;
Supervises and/or participates in the investigation of the cause, origin, and circumstances of every fire occurring within the City limits;
Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of Volume V of the North Carolina State Building Code, local ordinances and regulations regarding the modern principles and techniques of fire prevention, including inspection methods, fire hazards and methods of eliminating hazardous conditions;
Comprehensive knowledge of the modern principles and practices of fire investigation;
Administrative ability; ability to plan, assign and direct the work of a number of subordinate employees.
 Education/Experience/Physical Demands/Special Requirements/Additional Information:

All candidates must hold a minimum of an Associate’s Degree and must possess an appropriate and valid “Standard Certificate” issued by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board for Level III code enforcement within Gastonia’s jurisdiction. Comprehensive knowledge in Fire Department methods, codes, and ordinances, and ten (10) continuous years of experience in fire prevention. Experience in fire suppression desired. Education and experience in arson investigation are preferred.

The physical activity of this position includes:
Climbing:  Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.

Balancing:  Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or couching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.  This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.

Stooping:  Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Kneeling:  Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

Crouching:  Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Standing:  Particularly for sustained periods of time.

Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

Fingering:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

Grasping:  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.  Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Hearing:  Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal spoken word levels with or without correction.  Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.

The physical requirements of this position:
Light Work:  Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Office Environment Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision:
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform one or more of the following.  Preparing and analyzing data and figures; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position:
The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.

The worker is subject to noise:  There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.

Must possess a valid appropriate driver’s license with acceptable driving history.  Drug screening, criminal background, and a POET (post offer employment test) are required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The City of Gastonia is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/H

For more information and to apply follow this link

Clemmons FD Hiring Career Firefighter


The Clemmons Fire Department, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for the position of career Firefighter. Interested applicants are asked to download and complete an application for career employment. The application can be found by going to http://www.clemmonsfd.com/Employee.htm. Completed applications, along with relevant certification documentation should be received by the Clemmons Fire Department no later than February 28, 2017. Please mail applications to:


Clemmons Fire Department

Attn: Firefighter Hiring Process

P.O. Box 36

Clemmons, NC 27012




Under immediate supervision of the company officer, performs responsibilities in both emergency and non-emergency situations such as: fire protection, public education programs, emergency medical services, rescue, and hazardous materials response.


Engages in fire ground operations during fire protection activities.   Provides basic life support procedures while responding on medical calls. Conducts rescue operations involving, but not limited to vehicles, high/low angle rescue, and confined space.



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • One year of firefighting experience
  • NC Firefighter Certification or proof of reciprocity
  • NC EMT Certification or proof of reciprocity
  • Valid NC Class B driver’s license
  • Successful completion of an annual agility test and annual NFPA/OSHA physical

-Equivalent combination of education and experience accepted



  • Hazardous Materials Operations Level
  • Certified NC Driver/Operator
  • NC Rescue Technician with specialty (Confined Space preferred)



  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Dental, Life, and Short Term Disability Insurance
  • State Employee’s Retirement System
  • State 401K
  • Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC)
  • Partial Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annual Physical


New Hope Volunteer Fire Department, Orange County, NC is Hiring a Fire Captain


New Hope Volunteer Fire Department, Orange County, NC is advertising for fire captain position (s). These positions are full time paid positions with the department and all applications must be mailed to the Fire Chief. 

Applicants must submit a completed application, resume, copies of certifications, or state transcript from OSFM, certified criminal history and driving record. Employment offer is dependent upon submittal of a complete application, successful completion of job interview and assessment, background checks, and drug test.