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COME BE A PART OF OUR TEAM!

The Emergency Medical Division of Pender EMS & Fire, Inc. is now seeking part-time certified EMTs, AEMTs, and Paramedics!

APPLICATION PROCESS & 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: 

 

  • Submit an employment application online by 5:00pm on Wednesday, July 17, 2024.

  • Report to our training facility on one of the dates listed below to complete our internal Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and pre-employment aptitude test.

Please make sure your contact information is listed correctly on your employment application.

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 and aptitude tests 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 Thursday, July 18, 2024

  • 1pm on Thursday, July 18, 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 via email if they are selected for an interview after the final CPAT session ends. Correspondence will be sent to via email to the e-mail address included on the employment application. Please monitor your inbox closely and remember to check your spam and/or junk folders. NOTE: Initial interviews will be conducted Friday July 19, 2024. You will be given a time for your interview before upon successful completion of the CPAT.  

ADDITIONAL 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 will be conducted on the following dates/times:

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2024, from 8am to 6pm

  • Wednesday, August 14, 2024, from 8am to 6pm

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2024, from 8am to 6pm

ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY!

If you are unable to attend any and all of these dates, please do not apply for this position.

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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