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Thursday May 18, 2017

Ore Bank Pumpkin Center VFD, Inc. is Hiring a Firefighter



Position Title: Firefighter

Annual Hiring Range: $25,000.00 – 35,000.00

Work Shifts: Monday-Friday (Eight (8) Hour Shifts)

Health Care: Employee Coverage 100% paid by the Fire Department

Other Benefits: Paid Vacation Leave, Paid Holiday Leave, Paid Sick Leave, Tuition Assistance and More.


In the realm of emergency services, the Firefighter must be in a state of continual and constant readiness. Because any and all aspect of emergency service involves the saving of human lives and, to a lesser nature, property, it is fundamental to the position of Firefighter that all duties and responsibilities are deemed essential at the very least.


While under direct supervision of the Fire Chief, the Firefighter is responsible for protecting citizens and property while performing firefighting, rescue and emergency medical functions. The Firefighter may also perform fire prevention, general facility, apparatus and equipment maintenance, public education and other related programs and services.

Educational/Experience Requirements

Possession of a high school diploma or GED, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform duties of the position.

Licensing/Certification Requirements

Possession of a valid North Carolina class B driver’s license;

Possession of a North Carolina Firefighter certification;

Possession of a minimum of a North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or currently enrolled in an EMT class;

Possession of NIMS 100,200, 700,800 certifications; and

Possession of Emergency Vehicle Driver certification.

Drug Test & Criminal Checks: Candidates shall pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal history check per criteria set forth by this fire department.

Application Period Opens: May 17, 2017 at 8 a.m.

Application Period Closes: June 2, 2017 at 5 p.m.

How to Apply

Application packages will be available at the fire station Monday-Friday (8-5) or obtained by contacting the Fire Chief at . Interested applicants shall mail their application packet to: Pumpkin Center Fire Department 1537 Amity Church Road Denver, NC 28037 and the packets shall be post marked by the application deadline of June 2nd. NOTE: The application shall be sealed in an envelope addressed to Fire Chief Shaun Drum, and resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications, but are welcomed as a part of the application submission. Applicants are required to include a North Carolina state training transcript in the sealed envelope.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Pumpkin Center Volunteer Fire Department is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment due to race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, military status, or protected veteran status. Our Fire Department complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination in places where our fire department operates.

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