Deadline: November 30, 2017
Salary: $38,058.00 Annually
Candidate Selection Procedure Manual (Download PDF reader)– Please download and read prior to applying for Firefighter Recruit. It describes in detail all requirements (application paperwork, exams, etc.) needed in order to complete the application process for Raleigh Firefighter.
Applications must be submitted online through NeoGov. Applications will NOT be accepted in person, via fax, or via email.
Duties and Responsibilities
This is an entry-level position involving development of skills, knowledge, and abilities related to protection of life and property through firefighting and providing emergency medical treatment to the sick and injured. Candidates must successfully complete the Fire Academy, including becoming state certified as an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician).
HS graduate (or GED).
Age 19 by the beginning of the academy, scheduled for April 2018. Vision corrected to 20/30 in each eye and cannot be colorblind.
A Valid NC Class “C” Driver’s License.
Practice test days (optional) will be held at Keeter Training Center, 105 Keeter Center Drive in Raleigh:
Monday, Dec. 4, Tuesday, Dec. 5, and Sat, Dec 9, 8am – 12pm
A written aptitude test will be given to notified candidates Dec. 11 at the Raleigh Convention Center at 8:30.
The physical agility test dates are Dec. 12, 13, 14 at the Keeter Training Center.
Participation in the practice sessions is strongly encouraged.
For more information contact the Keeter Training Center at 919-996-6395 or
How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.