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Permanent Full Time Fire Engineer/EMT

Job Title

Permanent Full Time Fire Engineer/EMT


STARTING SALARY           $ 38,265.73 per year

OPENING DATE                 October 9, 2018

CLOSING DATE                  November 2, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

The Town of Elon is accepting applications for a Fire Engineer/EMT positions. The Fire Engineer/EMT position is responsible for safely driving and operating fire apparatus during emergency situations. Emphasis of the work is on application of emergency medical services and firefighting tactics as well as equipment operation, determining water or retardant pressure rates for fire hoses, size of fire hoses required, and use of ladders, hand tools, and cutting tools. This employee is a Firefighter and retains the requirement to serve in the absence of a supervisory officer since the position may work up or down the chain of command structure as the need arises. The employee also responds to emergency medical calls, provides emergency medical services, participates in training classes, and cleans fire equipment and station house.


Completion of high school or GED equivalency and 2 - 3 years’ experience as a firefighter with certification as a fire equipment operator.  Also requires N.C. Class B Driver’s License, NC Level II Firefighter, and EMT certification.


Interested candidates who meet position requirements for educational training and related job experience and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience must submit a town application to: Misty Hagood, Finance Director, P.O. Box 595, Elon, NC 27244. Interested candidates should apply by November 2, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.  First review of applications will take place on October 23, 2018.  The required Town of Elon application is available on our website at  Resumes may accompany the completed application.

The Town of Elon is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment background check and drug test are required.

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