City of Whiteville
- Salary Range: $30,091 – $46,684
- Full-Time Position
The City of Whiteville is seeking to fill the position of Fire Engineer. This position performs firefighting and fire equipment operational duties and performs as a regular member of the firefighting and prevention team on a twenty-four (24) hour shift within the Fire Department. Employees in this class are responsible for the maintaining and operating firefighting equipment while fighting fires and performing general firefighting duties. Work involves driving a fire vehicle to the fire scene, fighting fires, preparing the fire vehicle, lines, and equipment for use by other firefighters. Work may be often performed under stressful and emergency conditions and frequently involves personal hazards. Employees are subject to hazards associated with firefighting including working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as exposure to high heat, exposure to chemical, and in the proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and working in high places. Employees may also be exposed to atmospheric conditions and is subject to the OSHA requirement on bloodborne pathogens, and are sometimes required to wear a respirator, and may be required to work in close quarters.
This person must possess a minimum of a valid Class B North Carolina Commercial driver’s license. A graduate from high school or GED equivalent or an equivalent combination of training and experience in firefighting. Preferred or able to obtain NC Firefighter Level II, Emergency Driver Certification (EVD) within 18 months of hire date, NC OSFM Driver Operator Certification within 24 months of hire date, and have a Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate. If you are a proactive person and want to be part of a professional team and growing organization, this could be the right place for you!
Please complete the City of Whiteville’s online application at https://www.cognitoforms.com/CityOfWhiteville1/CITYOFWHITEVILLEEMPLOYMENTAPPLICATION. If you need more information, please call (910) 642-8046, ext. 1009, send an email to Human Resources Director at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at https://whitevillenc.gov/jobs.
The deadline for submitting applications for this position is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021.
The City is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.