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Firefighter (2944421)

From $33,879 yearly

City of Hickory

Last Updated: 1/05/21

Job Description

For doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, Hickory is a bridge between Asheville and Charlotte at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains along Interstate 40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry and quality.

Hickory, North Carolina, is a three-time All-America City on the Catawba River approximately one hour east of Asheville and one hour north of Charlotte. More than 40,000 residents call Hickory their home and Hickory is the hub of a 350,000 metropolitan area. Hickory has outstanding school systems, seven recreation facilities, two libraries, several golf courses, theaters, art museums, and eighteen gorgeous parks. Beautiful Lake Hickory is over 4,000 acres and has many public access areas. Please check out Hickory at [Register to View] or [Register to View] for a web portal all about Hickory and the surrounding areas and what makes Hickory a "Well Crafted" City. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability. U.S. Law requires all applicants to furnish proof of identity and right to work in the U.S.

All offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of a post-offer functional prework screen and a drug screen. This examination process is designed to determine if applicants are able to efficiently perform the essential functions of the job without physical harm to themselves, or others. All applicants are subject to a background check.

All applications must be submitted on line only ([Register to View] ). Resumes, paper applications or emails in lieu of an on line application will not be accepted. Your application is not valid until you receive a confirmation from Neogov or [Register to View] immediately following completion of your application. If you are unable to submit your application, contact Neogov at 1-[Register to View] .

Under general supervision, performs general duty firefighting work in combating fires, extinguishing, and preventing fires and in maintaining fire stations and related equipment.

Performs EMS first responder and other duties as required.

The preferred applicant will be North Carolina EMT certified, state certified Firefighter I and II, state technical rescue certification, and Hazardous Materials Operations Level certified.

Must reside not more than 30 miles commuting distance of the Central Fire Department.

Minimum age of 18. Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina.

Successful completion of the physical agility test is required. Selected applicants will be notified by the Fire Department after the closing of the application process when the physical agility test is scheduled.

An employee in this position must possess the ability to work 24 hours on and 48 hours off, which includes working on holidays and weekends.



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City of Hickory

Hickory, North Carolina, United States