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Tuesday July 18, 2017

Reynolds FD Hiring Firefighter/Engineer

The Reynolds Fire Department is accepting applications for Firefighter/Engineer. There are three positions to be filled.


The selected candidates will be assigned to a shift, bringing shift staffing to 3 personnel. The employee will be responsible for answering calls for service, fire, medical emergencies, etc , as well as performing station and apparatus checks and maintenance, hose, hydrant, SCBA, and ladder testing, fire prevention and community events, child safety seat checks and installation, and various other duties assigned by the Chief or other officers. Employee will be subject to call back if needed.


The candidate should possess the following certifications, history, and licenses:


  1. NC Firefighter Certification
  2. NC EMT Basic
  3. NC Driver License Class C minimum
  4. Must have at least 5 years of active experience in a fire service environment, ( volunteer, career, etc.).
  5. CPSS Technician preferred (or must obtain at earliest possible class)
  6. Wildland S 130, S 190 and L 180 classes
  7. High School Diploma or Equivalent
  8. No criminal history or convictions
  9. Minimum age of 21 years old


The base starting salary for this position is $ 30,000.00 /year. The employee will work a rotating 24 hour shift, based on the Modified LA schedule.

The department offers paid health insurance for employee, AFLAC ( paid by dept.), sick leave, vacation leave, and a 401K plan. Uniforms are provided by department. Benefits can be discussed further during the interview process. Application deadline is July 31, 2017.


Applications may be picked up at the department located at 1 Charles Lytle Lane, Asheville, NC 28803 any day from 8 am until 7 pm.   If you have questions, please call 828-298-5200 and we will do our best to assist you.


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