Website City of Hendersonville, NC

The City of Hendersonville North Carolina Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT . This position is responsible for performing all functions and services of firefighting and emergency medical rescue. Emphasis of the work is on responding to and providing fire, rescue, and emergency medical services to citizens and businesses. Work involves extinguishing fires at fire scenes, safeguarding lives, salvaging property, preventing the recurrence of fires, and protecting properties from the elements, vandalism, and theft. Work also includes routine inspection and maintenance of fire apparatus, fire station facilities and equipment, providing basic life support, training and drilling in the use of fire equipment and firefighting techniques, and the performance of public relations activities. This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Work requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, climbing, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions. Employee must have the stamina to work for extended periods, in varied weather conditions, and in emergency situations. Work is often performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves personal hazard. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, a high school diploma or GED, NC Firefighter Level II, Hazardous Materials Operations, and Emergency Medical Technician- Basic.

Starting Salary is $33,481 and will be accompanied by the full-time benefits package available to city employees.

Application deadline: November 27, 2019, 12:00 pm

To apply: To apply please submit a City of Hendersonville application,(found at a resume, and a valid driver’s license .or complete job description contact Human Resources. The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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