City of Hendersonville, NC - Hendersonville, North Carolina
Jan 14, 2022
- Application Deadline:
- Feb 28, 2022
- Entry Level:
- $$36,829 annual
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Range: Hiring Salary is $36,829 ($35,075 without EMT) moving to $38,670 upon successful six-month probationary period.
Hiring Bonus: $4,500. Distribution schedule: $1,500 upon completion of the hiring process. $1,500 upon successful completion of 6-month review (meets or exceeds expectations). $1,500 upon successful completion of 1-year review (meets or exceeds expectations).
The City of Hendersonville Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT. This position is responsible for performing all functions and services of firefighting and emergency medical rescue. Emphasis of the work is on responding to and providing fire, rescue, and emergency medical services to citizens and businesses. Work involves extinguishing fires at fire scenes, safeguarding lives, salvaging property, preventing the recurrence of fires, and protecting properties from the elements, vandalism, and theft. Work also includes routine inspection and maintenance of fire apparatus, fire station facilities and equipment, providing basic life support, training and drilling in the use of fire equipment and firefighting techniques, and the performance of public relations activities.
This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Work requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, climbing, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions. Employee must have the stamina to work for extended periods, in varied weather conditions, and in emergency situations. Work is often performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves personal hazard.
Applicants must possess a valid driver's license, a high school diploma or GED, NC Firefighter Level II, Hazardous Materials Operations. Emergency Medical Technician- Basic (must obtain within one year of hire date). You must upload a resume, certifications and a valid driver's license with the application.
- Age: 18
- Education: NC Firefighter Level II and Emergency Medical Technician- Basic (must obtain within one year of hire date)
- Experience: NC Firefighter Level II and Emergency Medical Technician- Basic (must obtain within one year of hire date)