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POSTING DATE: September 22, 2021


DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open until filled



TO APPLY: Submit a completed Employment Application (available at and upon request to and current NCDOI Summary Transcript to or fax to 910-259-9098, ATTN: HR. Internal Candidates may submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications for the position to


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Under direction of the Battalion Chief or higher ranking officer or acting of his/her own volition, the Fire Lieutenant performs responsible management, technical and administrative work in commanding, supervising, coordinating and performing fire emergency operations, training of firefighters, fire prevention, general facility/equipment maintenance, public education and other related programs and services.


Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED.

  • Three to five years of firefighting experience, with one year of experience in a progressively responsible supervisory role or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform in the position.

  • Possession of a valid NC Class B driver’s license

  • Possession of an NC EMT-B credential.

  • Certified NC Firefighter Level 2.

  • Certified NC Emergency Vehicle Driver.

  • Certified NC Technical Rescuer.

  • Certified NC Technical Rescuer- Vehicle Rescue

  • Certified NC Driver Operator Pumps.

  • Certified NC Driver Operator Aerials.

  • Certified NC Fire Officer Level 1.

  • Certified NC Fire Instructor Level 1.

  • Certified NC Fire Officer Level 2 (or ability to obtain within one year of appointment).

  • NIMS/ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800.

  • All Non- NC certifications must have NCOSFM reciprocity.

  • Successful NFPA Physical



Pender EMS and Fire Inc., is an equal opportunity employer.  Pender EMS and Fire Inc., does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, gender identity, genetic expression, and genetic information or military status.



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