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COME BE A PART OF OUR TEAM!

The Fire Division of Pender EMS & Fire, Inc. is now seeking full-time certified Fire Engineers!

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: 

 

 

All tests are conducted internally. Please scroll down for important dates & info.

APPLICATION PROCESS 

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

Please upload any documentation supporting required certifications for this position with your application. Please upload all required certifications with your application.

Correspondence will be sent to via email to the e-mail address included on the employment application. Please be sure it is listed correctly.

 

Please monitor your inbox closely and remember to check your spam and/or junk folders. 

FIRE CANDIDATE PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST (CPAT)

The 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 click here. Candidates must complete the CPAT within 10 minutes.

 

 

Fire 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 the following upcoming CPAT date:

 

  • 9am on Monday, July 23, 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: Interviews will be conducted July 31, 2024. Selected candidates will be notified of their interview time via email with a time.

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 & Tuberculosis (TB) Screening

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 August 19, 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 Fire Engineers work upon successful completion of new hire orientation? 

The Fire Division follows a traditional Kelly shift pattern schedule consisting of three shifts who provide 24/7 coverage. It consists of a 9-day cycle where each shift works one 24-hour shift, followed by 24 hours off duty, works another 24-hour shift, followed by 24 hours off duty, then works a final 24-hour shift, followed by 4 consecutive days off duty. To see an example of the Kelly schedule please click here.

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