Accepting applications for full-time firefighter, where selected applicants meeting the requirements for and successfully completing an assessment may be selected to fill current vacancies, or comprise an eligibility list which will be used to fill future vacancies. Protects life and property by responding emergencies; securing the scene; extinguishing the fire; salvaging structures and their contents; and providing basic emergency medical care as a first responder.
High school diploma/GED and ability to successfully perform the duties of the position. Valid NC Driver’s License and good driving record to begin employment. Must obtain EMT Certification within 1 year of employment.
- NC Driver’s License (at application);
- EMT Certification within one year of employment.
Incumbents must successfully complete a program through the New Hanover County Fire Rescue Training Academy and obtain the following certifications within four months of employment:
- NC Firefighter II;
- NC Emergency Vehicle Driver;
- NC Technical Rescuer General;
- NC Technical Rescuer Vehicle & Machinery Rescue;
- NC Technical Rescuer Ropes.
Rotating shifts - 24 hours on/24 hours off, 24 hours on/24 hours off, 24 hours on/96 hours off; from 7AM-7AM, including weekends and holidays.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
The candidate selection process will be held on June 7 - 9, 2013.
New Hanover County - 10 months ago