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SHEPHERDS FIRE – RESCUE IS RECRUITING FOR THE POSITION OF FIREFIGHTER / E.M.T. - BASIC

We are currently accepting Applications for the position Full time, Part time and Volunteer Firefighter.

Full time Applications will be accepted until Filled.

Agility test will be scheduled accordingly

Please indicate which position you are applying for on the application.

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FULL TIME POSITION DETAILS  CURRENT BENEFITS SUMMARY  
Salary:  $40,000 / year  Employer Paid Medical Coverage for Employee
Expected Shift Schedule:  24 / 48  401k with 5% Match
  Annual Employer 401k Contributions
  Long-term Disability Insurance 
  Deferred Compensation Plan 
  Wellness Program 
  Tuition Reimbursement
PART TIME PAY RATE: $15 / hour * Dependent on Qualifications 

 

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Age Requirement: Candidates must be at least 18 years of age or older. 
  • Education Requirement: Candidates must have a high school diploma or have passed an equivalency test (GED).
  • Driver’s License: Candidates must possess a valid driver's license and be insurable under the Department's Vehicle policy. A valid North Carolina driver’s license shall be obtained by date of hire. (Verification required.) Class B license is preferred, and required upon employment.
  • North Carolina Firefighter II Certification:   National IFSAC certifications are usually accepted. Confirmation with the North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal will be required.
  • North Carolina Emergency Vehicle Driver Certification
  • EMT-Basic (NC or NREMT), CPR (AHA BLS-C)
  • Haz-Mat Operations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Driver Operator – Pumps Series
  • Technical Rescue Certification in Vehicle & Machinery Rescue, Agricultural Rescue, Ropes Specialty
  • Experience with written communications and technology
  • BlueCard IC Certification
  • Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
  • College degree / vocational certificate
  • Records of relevant training and experience
  • Experience in public/community service, customer service/relations
  • Fluent in additional language(s)

DESIRABLE TRAITS AND QUALITIES:

  • Enthusiasm/Desire for public service
  • Mechanical aptitude/experience
  • Basic computer skills and information technology competencies
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to relate to others, effective oral communication skills
  • High level of ethical standards and moral integrity 
  • Ability to deal with adversity/physical and emotional stress
  • Empathy, concern for others, ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Interest/experience in working in a team-oriented environment
  • Commitment to a high level of physical fitness
  • Understanding of Shepherds Fire – Rescue’s public image and it’s importance 
  • Ability to work under unpredictable hazardous conditions such as suppressing a fire or responding to an emergency medical call. 
  • Ability to work in an outdoor environment subject to extremes of temperature, inclement weather, and intermittent exposure to dust, fumes, and loud noise.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Download the application packet Here.

      2. Submit an application by the deadline and include the following:

  • Complete the “Shepherds Fire - Rescue Employment Application”   
  • Submit a resume summarizing your experience, skills, and abilities to meet the stated minimum requirements, preferred qualifications, and qualities for the position of Firefighter.  Resume shall be limited to 3 pages. 
  • Include OPTIONAL - Letter of reference – 1 page maximum
  • Complete the “Release for Background Check” form
  • Include “Form DD214” if you are a Veteran

Submit the completed application packet to:

Shepherds Fire – Rescue
Attn: Employment
2014 Charlotte Highway
Mooresville, NC  28117

or

employment@shepherdsfire.com

EMPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS

Application for Employment

Physical Agility Test Description

Application Checklist

Firefighter Job Description

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Veteran’s Preference:  Candidates requesting Veteran’s preference will be asked to submit documentation (a long-form DD214) which indicates the nature of the discharge in order to receive Veteran’s preference points.  Preference points are only added to passing scores.

Reasonable Accommodation: In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Shepherds Fire - Rescue will make reasonable accommodation during any and all phases of the selection process for individuals with a disability.  Please contact employment@shepherdsfire.com by the application deadline date to request accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Policy Statement:  Shepherds Fire - Rescue provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.  

Disclaimer:  The provisions of this hiring notice do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this notice may be modified or revoked at the discretion of the Department. 

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