Firefighter: Sanford North Carolina Deadline: August 10, 2017

Firefighter

Deadline: August 10, 2017

Salary: $36,292.80 Annually

Job Description:

• Performs routine protective services in fire suppression including rescue, entry, ventilating, salvage work, and first response in emergency situations;
• Assists in maintaining fire apparatus and equipment;
• Cleans fire station and grounds;
• Participates in continuing training and instruction through individual study and scheduled classes;
• Inspects, cleans and maintains fire hose, pumps, hydrants and related equipment;
• Maintains required physical fitness through exercise, jogging, weightlifting, walking, etc.;
• Performs other fire suppression and related emergency tasks consistent with appropriate department standard for position;
• Performs related tasks as required.

Qualifications

Requires high school diploma or equivalent and a valid NC driver’s license. Requires State of North Carolina Firefighter Standard Level II Certification and Hazmat Operations Level I Certification. Desired candidate must meet required test standards to include reading and comprehension skills, physical agility, etc. Additional details pertaining to the recruitment process for this position can be obtained from the City of Sanford webpage at www.sanfordnc.net.

Special Requirements

Requires high school diploma or equivalent and a valid NC driver’s license. Requires State of North Carolina Firefighter Standard Level II Certification and Hazmat Operations Level I Certification. Desired candidate must meet required test standards to include reading and comprehension skills, physical agility, etc. Additional details pertaining to the recruitment process for this position can be obtained from the City of Sanford webpage at www.sanfordnc.net.

Miscellaneous Information

Physical agility practice test date – August 19 from 9am – 12pm; reading comprehension test date – August 21 from 9am – 12pm. Tests will be conducted at the Emergency Services Training Center at 3000 Airport Road, Sanford.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

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