Starting Salary: $ 33,153.12
Closing Date: March 03, 2017 @ 4pm
Full-time Firefighter I
The Town of Smithfield is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter I. Performs varied tasks vital to the overall fire suppression and emergency response efforts of a municipal fire department. Employee will respond to emergency calls and function as a Firefighter, Emergency Rescuer, and Emergency Medical Technician-Basic. Candidate will assist with station duties, public fire education, equipment maintenance, and contribute to the overall emergency response readiness of the department. Must have high school diploma or equivalent as well as experience in fire ground operations, emergency medical care and hazardous materials. Preferred candidates will have North Carolina Firefighter Certification, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, Technical Rescuer Certification, North Carolina Hazardous Materials Responder Level I Certification, Valid North Carolina Class-B Operators License or the ability to obtain within 6 months after employment. Pre-employment drug screen, criminal history check and physical required. Only qualified applicants should apply; must have Firefighter and EMT-B Certifications.