Part Time Firefighter- Public Safety:  Responding to emergency fire and medical related situations; participating in fire suppression and rescue; maintaining equipment and facilities; continuing training and instruction. Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fires, including rescue, entry, ventilating, salvage work, containment of hazardous materials, traffic control, crowd control, etc.; Performs overhaul work; assists in maintaining fire apparatus and equipment and cleaning fire station grounds; inspects, cleans and maintains fire hose pumps, hydrants, assists with preplanning and inspection activities; conducts smoke alarm inspections and installations.

North Carolina Fire Fighter Certification is required. The applicant must possess a high school diploma, or equivalent, be able to obtain a class B driver’s license, meet OSHA requirements, and successfully complete a physical fitness/agility assessment.  Upon hire, applicant must successfully complete the field training program.

Firefighters will work an 8, 12 or 24-hour shift. Part Time Fire Fighters will be required to work a minimum of one eight hour shift every two months.

Pay range for this position is 13 dollars an hour for a Fire Fighter position and 14 dollars an hour for Driver Operator/Firefighter.  

Open until filled. EOE/ADA.

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