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COME BE A PART OF OUR TEAM!

The Emergency Medical Division of Pender EMS & Fire, Inc. is now seeking certified EMTs & AEMTs!

REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW

To be considered for an interview, candidates who meet the minimum requirements must complete the following: 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS 

To apply, please click here. The application submission deadline is 5:00pm on May 19, 2024.

Please upload any documentation supporting your highest level of education with your application. If you already possess any required certifications, please upload them with your application for credit. 

 

Please make sure your contact information is listed correctly on your employment application. Correspondence will be sent via email to the e-mail address included on the employment application. Please monitor your inbox closely and remember to check your spam folders.  

 

EMS CANDIDATE PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST (CPAT)

The EMT Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) is designed to assess the candidate’s ability to perform the basic functions of the job. To learn more about what the candidate physical agility test consists of, please view the training video below. Candidates must complete the CPAT within 10 minutes.

 

 

EMS CPATs are conducted at our training station located at: 

Pender EMS & Fire, Inc. - Station 28 

1015 Island Creek Road 

Rocky Point, NC 28457 

There is no sign-up process. Candidates who meet the minimum requirements and have submitted an application simply need to report to our training Station 28 on one of the following upcoming CPATs:

 

  • 9am on Monday, May 20, 2024

  • 1pm on Monday, May 20, 2024

  • 9am on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

  • 1pm on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

For safety reasons, long pants and closed-toed shoes must be worn to participate in the agility test.  

 

Candidates must submit a Liability Release form when reporting for the agility test prior to participating. Please take the time to review this waiver prior to the day of the test. If you do not have access to a printer, hard copies will be available on the training ground.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT APTITUDE TEST

Following successful completion of the CPAT, recruits will be required to take an internal aptitude test. The test will be administered on the same day of the CPAT. The aptitude test consists of SAT style questions that evaluate skills in reading comprehension, problem-solving, and spelling/grammar.

INTERVIEW PROCESS

Candidates will be notified if they are selected for an interview after the final CPAT session ends. Notifications will be made via email so please monitor your inbox closely and be sure to check your spam folder. NOTE: Initial interviews will be conducted May 23rd and 24th.

REQUIRED SCREENINGS

Selected candidates will be required to successfully complete the following tests and screenings:  

  • Criminal Background Investigation  

  • Driving Record Check 

  • Pre-employment Drug Screen 

ABOUT NEW HIRE ORIENTATION

Orientation is conducted during business hours Monday through Friday for approximately four (4) weeks. New hires will receive important materials during orientation and are encouraged to ask questions about the organization and your employment. The tentative start date for the next new hire orientation is June 10, 2024. Attendance is mandatory.

ADDITIONAL INFO & FAQ

How to scan documents from an Apple device?

To learn how to scan documents form an Apple device, please click here.    

How to scan documents from an Android device? 

To learn how to scan documents form an Android device, please click here.  

What if I can’t find my immunization records?

For tips on where to locate immunization records, please visit:  

https://immunization.dph.ncdhhs.gov/family/locating_immnz_record.htm 

 

What type of schedule do full-time EMTs & AEMTs work upon successful completion of the academy? 

Twelve (12) hour employees work a Pitman Schedule. The Pitman Schedule utilizes two (2) day shift groups and two (2) night shift groups to provide 24/7 coverage.  

 

Employees are assigned to a set shift group where they work two (2) consecutive shifts, followed by two (2) shifts off duty, works three (3) consecutive shifts, followed by two (2) shifts off duty, works two (2) consecutive shifts, followed by three (3) shifts off duty. 

 

To see an example of EMS Division's shift schedule, please click here.

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