The Town of Duck is seeking qualified and energetic individuals to fill the position of Firefighter/EMT. Those individuals meeting minimum requirements and selected for the process will be scheduled for a skills evaluation and an interview.

Responsibilities:  An employee in this class is responsible for performing all functions and services of firefighting and emergency medical rescue.  Emphasis of the work is on responding to and providing fire, rescue, and emergency medical services to citizens and businesses.  Work also involves assisting in daily operations; equipment and station maintenance; assist with storm/disaster events; attend and participate in trainings related to fire, rescue and EMS; assist with pre-incident planning and fire safety inspections; ensure all vehicles and equipment are maintained; the performance of public relations activities; as well as other activities as requested.

Minimum Education: Graduation from high school or GED equivalency is required.

Experience: One to three years of experience in fire science, fire tactics, emergency response, or public safety work preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • North Carolina Class B driver’s license required within 6 months of employment.
  • North Carolina certification as Level II Firefighter, required.  Will accept out of state certifications if North Carolina reciprocity is obtained within 6 months.
  • North Carolina certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic) required.  Will accept out of state certification if reciprocity is obtained within 6 months.

Storm Duties: This position is classified as essential personnel and must maintain duty assignment in adverse conditions.

Please submit a letter of intent, Town employment application, resume, and copies of certifications to: Christopher Layton, Town Manager, Town of Duck, P.O. Box 8369, Duck, NC 27949.  Town employment applications are available by clicking here, visiting the Town’s Administrative Offices at 1200 Duck Road, or by calling (252) 255-1234.  Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 6, 2018  by 4:00 p.m. EEO/AA