August 11, 2021



Position Title:

Firefighter – Fulltime   Several positions available


Deadline to Apply: Open until filled.



The Firefighter has responsibility to ensure his/her assigned apparatus, equipment and facilities are maintained in appropriate readiness to respond to a variety of life saving emergency calls.  The Firefighter is primarily responsible for performing difficult and lifesaving work at emergency scenes including fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical care and general preparatory work at the fire station, checking equipment for proper operation and general condition, and performing and assisting with routine maintenance of apparatus and equipment.  Work is normally performed under the direct supervision of the Fire Lieutenant or Fire Battalion Chief.  We are seeking experienced Firefighters.


Educational/Experience Requirements:

Possession of a high school diploma or GED, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform in the position.


Licensing/Certification Requirements:

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

  • Certified NC Firefighter Level 2

  • Certified NC Emergency Vehicle Driver

  • Possession of an EMT-B credential, or ability to obtain within one year of employment

  • Certified NC Technical Rescuer General, or ability to obtain within one year of employment

  • Certified NC Technical Rescuer VMR, or ability to obtain within one year of employment

  • NIMS/ICS 100, 200, 700, 800


These positions are made available through the Safer Grant and will be for the duration of this 3 year Grant and include salary, health, dental,  vision. Life insurance, AD&D Insurance, 401(k)  retirement benefits as well as uniforms and turnout gear as well as unparalleled training and Special Operations opportunities.

Shift/Work Hours:

As assigned. Fluctuating Work Week


How to Apply:

Submit a completed Employment Application (available at 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                


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, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or military status.



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