The Village of Whispering Pines (VWP) is seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual for the position of firefighter/emergency medical technician (EMT).
This individual participates in the operation of fire apparatus, firefighting, equipment, and facilities maintenance. The employee also participates in emergency medical response as a NC EMT Basic. Work requires that the employee stay abreast of state-of-the-art fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical procedures, techniques, and equipment and requires the employee to incorporate the necessary changes into in-service training. The ability to make effective decisions under pressure is required in all aspects of work.
The successful candidate shall be at least twenty (20) years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid North Carolina driver’s license, NC Firefighter II and EMT certification.
The VWP is a drug free employment environment, and all applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment medical exam, drug test and a criminal background check prior to employment. Applicant must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and other employees.
This is a full-time position with an annual starting salary hiring range of $36,292 - $45,365, depending upon education, experience, and certifications.
This is a shift work position that includes a 24-hour shift that includes holidays and weekends.
A competitive benefits package is also provided, including: medical, dental, vision and prescription benefits, State retirement, 401(k), vacation, sick, short-term disability and life insurance.
Applications and the full position classification are available at Village Hall and the Village Website www.vwpnc.org
Applications are due by Friday, June 2, 2023.
The VWP is an EOE
For additional information or questions, please contact Village Hall at 910-949-3141.