February 11, 2022


Position Title:

Firefighter – Fulltime   Several positions available


Deadline to Apply: Open until filled.


Essential Job Functions:

Under the direct supervision of the Battalion Chief, Lieutenant or acting on his/her own volition the Firefighter has the 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 orientation and general condition, and performing and assisting with routine maintenance of apparatus and equipment.


Licensing/Certification Requirements:

 Required upon Hire:

  • Certified NC Firefighter Level 1 & 2

  • Possession of a valid NC Class C driver's license, Class B preferred

  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED

  • Successful NFPA Physical

  • Ability to pass JPAT

  • Ability to pass a background check as well as a drug test

 Required within one year of hire:

  • Possession of a NC EMT credential

  • Certified NC Technical Rescuer

  • Certified NC Technical Rescuer - Vehicle Rescue

  • NIMS/ICS 100, 200, 700, 800

  • All Non - NC certifications must have NCOSFM reciprocity

Pay Rate: $35,568 FWW - $39,330 FWW when fully credentialed/qualified

Shift/Work Hours:

As assigned. Fluctuating Work Week


How to Apply:

Submit a completed Employment Application (available at www.penderemsandfire.com/careers) and current NCDOI Summary Transcript to careers@penderems.com or fax to 910-259-9098, ATTN: HR. Internal Candidates may submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications for the position to gpoirier@penderems.com.                


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.



 Req. 6/2022