Fire Specialist

by December 11, 2017

THE CITY OF NEW BERN IS CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:

FIRE SPECIALIST: Performs responsible protective service work in fire suppression ensuring proper operation and maintenance of fire rescue equipment; does related work as required. Much of the work is performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard. Responds to emergency incidents; enters burning buildings with hose lines; operates nozzles; extinguishes fire as directed. Performs hydrant/water supply operations. Performs rescue operations by removing persons from danger. Operates portable fire extinguishers. Raises, lowers, and climb ladders; performs salvage and overhaul operations. Assists in maintaining fire apparatus, equipment and cleaning fire station and grounds. Inspects pumping apparatus and fire/rescue equipment to ensure proper working condition and readiness. Participates in continuing training and instruction program by individual technical study and attendance at scheduled drills and classes. Participates in fire safety and fire education programs. Performs related tasks as required. Some knowledge of firefighting techniques, procedures and mechanics as applied to fire suppression; some knowledge of the street system, major buildings and physical layout of the City; some knowledge of the operation and maintenance of firefighting equipment. Minimum age: 18 (at the time application is submitted).  Possession of Class C driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina. Possession of NC Fire Fighter Level I Certification preferred.  Successful completion of physical agility test is required. No residency requirement. Salary range:  $31,943 – $51,987.  Excellent benefits.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2018 AT 5:00 PM

IF INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION YOU MUST APPLY AT NC WORKS CAREER CENTER, 2836 NEUSE BLVD., NEW BERN, NC BY THE DEADLINE DATE. THE CITY OF NEW BERN DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS OR PROVISION OF SERVICES.

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