Education & Experience
Graduation from high school (or equivalent) by the start of the Fire Academy with verbal and written communications skills and reading comprehension skills required to successfully complete basic firefighter training and certification; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions.
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Must be at least 18 years of age by starting date of the academy.
The following certifications issued by the State of North Carolina to be obtained within one (1) year of the date of hire (all courses and tests required will be offered during academy): Firefighter II, Hazardous Materials Operations, EMT-B, Technical Rescuer, Child Passenger Seat Technician.