Part Time Firefighter
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Mocksville Fire Department
The Mocksville Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of part-time firefighter to fill part-time shifts with 12-hour day and night shifts available 7 days a week.
Town of Mocksville Pay Grade 12:
$10.50/hour during a 6-month probationary period
$11.03/hour after successful completion of probationary period
Annual employee evaluations are conducted with potential for a merit-based salary increase.
18 years old and a High School Graduate or GED
NCOSFM or IFSAC Firefighter certification
NCOSFM or IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations certification
NCOEMS or National Registry EMT Basic
Valid Class “C” NC Drivers License (Must obtain Class “B” NC Drivers license within 1 year of hire date)
All completed applications must be returned to the Mocksville Town Hall by August 31, 2019.
Applicants must successfully complete the MFD Firefighter Applicant Physical Abilities Test
Upon successful completion of the physical abilities test, candidates will be scheduled for an oral interview.
Successful interview candidates will be notified and scheduled for a pre employment background check and physical with a potential start date of November 1, 2019.
Job duties and general responsibilities:
Response to calls from the public for assistance involving a wide variety of situations; all aspects of fire suppression and fire rescue, emergency medical care of the sick or injured, provision of specialized rescue service, including confined space rescue, trench rescue, rope rescue, HAZMAT, and driving/operating emergency and non-emergency vehicles
Effective communication with patients and physicians in emergency medical care situations.
Operation of various large and small hand and machine-operated tools (hydraulic and mechanical), including, but not limited to: hydraulic extrication tools, axes, prying tools, pike poles, trench rescue shoring jacks, emergency medical care equipment, confined space rescue tripod and winches, hazardous materials spill control devices, ventilation fans, chain saws, and circular saws
Inspection and maintenance of departmental equipment.
Various physically-demanding tasks related to firefighting, rescue, and response to requests for assistance requiring, but not limited to: lifting of heavy objects or persons, forcing entry, carrying heavy firefighting equipment, attacking fires by dragging and controlling fire hoses, dragging or carrying incapacitated persons, working in full firefighting and hazardous materials protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus, climbing ladders while carrying equipment, overhaul of structures through a systematic search for hidden fire, working in zero-visibility, hot, and smoky environments while wearing heavy and constrictive protective equipment. Working in water while wearing flotation protective equipment.
Participation in mandatory medical monitoring program and physical fitness program to assure ability to complete various physically demanding tasks.
Ability to lead citizen groups on tours of fire stations and explain basic function of various pieces of equipment and provide educational opportunities related to fire and emergency safety for different age groups.
Participation with in-house hazardous materials response team.
Knowledge of hazardous materials response and control techniques.
Basic maintenance activities related to upkeep of stations and grounds, including but not limited to painting of walls and ceilings, sweeping and mopping, apparatus cleaning, shoveling snow, and washing windows.
Effective verbal and written communications with the public and coworkers
Answer department phones in a professional manner. Record essential information to send appropriate department resources and or transfer calls to other agencies to most appropriately assist the caller.
Other related duties assigned by an officer of the department.
Interested applicants may click here to download an application or you may pick up applications at the Mocksville Town Hall located at 171 S. Clement Street, or at the Mocksville Fire Department located at 335 Sanford Avenue, Mocksville, NC 27028. Returned applications must include verification of prerequisite certifications via community college or NCOSFM certification summary transcript. Applications can be returned or mailed to town hall at the address listed above. If returning an application by mail, please mark it special attention MFD 2019 Firefighter Process.
Applicants will be notified after the application closing date of their scheduled physical abilities test time, date, and location.