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.
$15.00/hour during a 6-month probationary period
$15.36/hour after successful completion of probationary period
General Statement of Duties
Performs protective service work in fire suppression, emergency medical care, hazardous material, technical rescue, and other related work as required.
Distinguishing Features of the Class
An employee in this class responds to emergency incidents both in primary district and any mutual or auto aid districts, performing fire suppression, entry, rescue, ventilation, salvage, and overhaul. Responds to medical emergencies, performing BLS & first aid in support of local EMS service.
Participates in regular continuing education and training by both self-study and organized scheduled training of technical material and attending drills and classes. Maintains physical fitness and maintains good conduct in the community. Work is performed under regular supervision.
Illustrative Examples of Work
- Maintains fire apparatus and related equipment, general station maintenance and cleaning.
- Inspects, cleans, and maintains fire hose, pumps, hydrants, and related equipment.
- Prepares and submits required reports to supervisors, enters incident reports, training reports and equipment records.
- Conducts fire education events in the community.
- Conducts pre-incident planning.
- Performs any other emergency task consistent with the position and any other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Technical knowledge of modern firefighting, rescue, hazardous materials, and the ability to implement these skills within the incident command system. Knowledge of pre-incident planning strategies and fire prevention, fire education as related to public presentations. Knowledge of streets and physical layout of the fire district, ability to read and understand maps and technical materials. The ability to follow both written and oral instructions, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, public and elected officials. General mechanical aptitude and ability to operate a computer, apps and related software and programs.
Physical Requirements of Work
The position requires heavy work, requiring the employee exert up to 100 or more pounds of force occasionally and 20 to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Employee must possess visual acuity to size up the color, volume, and extent of fire involvement at fire scenes, to operate heavy fire apparatus and equipment in an emergency. Employee must be able to wear Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and work in close quarters in any indoor or outdoor environment, employees in this position will be exposed to environmental extremes such as but not limited to heat, cold and violent weather.
Employees in this position can reasonably expect to be exposed to moving mechanical equipment, electrical currents, chemicals, fumes, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, products of combustion, poor ventilations and any other hazard not listed.
Employees in this position can responsibly expect to be exposed to blood or any other infection body substances in the performance of their duties.
Physical activity related to the position may include but not limited to climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, grasping, feeling, talking, carrying, hearing and repetitive movements.
Education and Experience
High School graduate or GED with supplemental education in modern fire and rescue techniques. Valid NC driver license, Class “B” preferred.
NC Firefighter 1 & 2, NC Technical Rescuer, NC EMT-B and NC Class “B” license or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment. NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800
All firefighter & rescue certifications must be IFSAC accredited and any out of the state of NC must have reciprocity with NC.
Interested applicants may complete an application form online or click here to download an application or you may pick up applications at the Mocksville Town Hall located at 171 S. Clement Street.
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 Firefighter Process.
Mocksville Fire Department is also seeking volunteers. If you’re looking for a great way to give back to your community and make a difference, the Mocksville Fire Department is always looking for dedicated volunteers to serve in the department.
There are many volunteer jobs in the department that we need help with. If you would like more information check out the Fire Department website or stop by the station at 335 Sanford Avenue in Mocksville, NC.