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Saturday August 19, 2017

Shallotte Point VFD Hiring Full and Part Time Firefighters

SHALLOTTE POINT VOL. FIRE DEPARTMENT

4126 PIGOTT RD.

SHALLOTTE, NC 28470

 

 

JOB POSTING:

 

Shallotte Point Vol. Fire Department is Accepting Application for 2 Full Time FireFighters.

 

We are also Accepting Application for Several Part Time FireFighters.

 

We are Planning to have 2 Shifts – 12 Hours a day.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

As an employee of the Shallotte Point Volunteer Fire Department you will respond to various Emergencies. The firefighter is expected to perform any task that the emergency situation dictates, including but not limited to structural firefighting, fire alarms, vehicle fires, woods fires, rescue, emergency medical and or other incident response operations.

 

Work includes: Performing all firefighting duties to the level of your experience, Maintaining fire station, Yard and Grounds maintenance, Perform Daily checks on all Fire Apparatus and Equipment, Testing of all equipment, fire hose, fire hydrants. The firefighter will be directly accountable to the fire chief for all work performed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Must Possess a High School Diploma or GED

Must have a Minimum of Three Years Experience in FireFighting

Must have a NC Firefighter Certification

Must have a NC Fire Apparatus Driver-Operator Certification                                           NC Class B Drivers License

NC Hazardous Materials Responder Certification

Have a Minimum Of NC Medical Responder Certification or Higher

Some Knowledge in Emergency Reporting

 

A complete Job Description and Application may be picked up at

Shallotte Point Vol. Fire Department at the above Address.

 

Contact Chief Buddy Causey for any question:

910-754-6505 or 910-443-1851

Email: spvfd@atmc.net

 

2017 NFPA Regional Safety Summit

Free training event for Fire and Life Safety Educators and Fire and Rescue

Personnel to enhance community risk education and provide eective methods

of educating the public of re prevention. By “Turning Your Attention to Fire

Prevention” we can reduce re fatalities that are impacting communities across

North Carolina. Interactive workshops will help the re departments focus on

programs and resources that can be used in any community to help save lives.

Continuing Education will be offered for all sessions.

Click the link below for a flyer and a link to register.

StateFarm_NC REG2017

When and Where

September 6
Asheville
9am-3pm
Fire Training Academy
24 Canoe Lane, Asheville

September 12
Williamston
6pm-9pm
N. C. TELECENTER
415 East Boulevard, Williamston NC
It is located behind the only Bojangles we have in Town. Just off of Us Highway 17 Bypass.

September 20
Fayetteville
9am-3pm
Kiwanis Recreation Center
352 Devers Street, Fayetteville NC

September 21
Winston- Salem
9am-3pm
Forsyth Tech Community College West Campus
1300 Bolton St., Winston Salem, NC

Contact

Kelly Ransdell
NFPA
kransdell@nfpa.org

2017 NCSFA Award Winners

At the NCSFA’s 130th Annual Meeting and Annual Banquet the Board of Directors and membership honored two special award recipients.  John Powell (pictured in the center of the top photo) received the Firefighter of the Year award.  Firefighter Powell is from Winston-Salem Fire Department and was selected as this years recipient due to his continued acts of “…courage, professionalism, kindness and compassion…” as described by his nominator, Gerrod Hardy.

Also awarded this year was the first ever Medal of Valor Award to David Shelton (pictured to the right of the bottom photo) of Hot Springs Volunteer Fire Department.  Firefighter Shelton rescued someone from a burning structure prior to apparatus getting on scene back in April of this year.  His nominator and Fire Chief, Joshua Norton, said that he is “…blessed to have such dedicated firefighters…” as Shelton on his department and as members of their community.

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the membership of the North Carolina State Firefighters’ Association, congratulations to both John Powell and David Shelton on being recipients of the 2017 NCSFA Awards, both are very much deserved.

State Health Plan for Fire/Rescue Personnel – Updated Contact Info

STATE HEALTH PLAN AVAILABLE
FOR FIRE AND RESCUE PERSONNEL
 
If you are an active firefighter or rescue squad worker or a member of the North Carolina Firefighters’ and Rescue Workers’ Pension Fund, under certain conditions you may be eligible to purchase health coverage for you and your family under the North Carolina State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees on a fully contributory basis.  G.S. 135-48.40(d).
Who may be eligible to participate?
·       Members actively serving as firefighters or rescue squad workers and retired members who receive a monthly benefit from the North Carolina Firefighters’ and Rescue Squad Workers’ Pension Fund.
·       Dependents of members, including spouses and natural, legally adopted, or foster children up to the end of the month of their 26th birthday.
Participation is voluntary, but to be eligible to participate you must be:
 
•       Certified by your Fire Department, Rescue Squad, or Emergency Medical Services Unit Head/Administrator.
•       Ineligible for any other comprehensive group health insurance coverage, including Medicare, CHAMPUS, or other uniformed services benefits.
•      Without coverage under a comprehensive group health benefit plan for at least 6 consecutive months.
For more information regarding coverage options, enrollment, and eligibility contact Rita at 919-814-4400.

September 11th, First Responders Day

NC General Assembly creates a legal holiday in North Carolina called First Responders Day, on September 11th.