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. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of a Fire Captain or Fire Engineer. 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 and ability to operate such equipment safely and effectively; ability to exercise sound judgment in emergency situations; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Ability to maintain physical endurance and agility. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Some firefighting experience preferred. 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 Certification preferred. Successful completion of physical agility test is required. No residency requirement. Salary range: $32,876 – $53,506. Excellent benefits. To apply visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/newbernnc. Application Deadline: October 13, 2021. EOE.