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Town of Boone Career Opportunities

Posted on: March 28, 2023


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The Town of Boone Fire Department is accepting applications for the positions of Firefighter. This employee performs intermediate protective service work in driving a fire apparatus, operating pumps, and fire suppression. Work is performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard. Work is performed under regular supervision. Work schedule is a 24.25-hour shift.

Education and Experience:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable firefighting experience.

Special Requirements:

Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina. Possession of Level I & II Firefighter Certification and EMT-Basic certificate. All certifications shall be recognized by the State of North Carolina. Must meet and maintain all department and state training and certification requirements for position. Residency Requirement:  Applicants shall reside in one of the following counties: Watauga, Avery, Ashe, Caldwell, Wilkes or Johnson County, TN.


$46,329 plus excellent benefits.   Employee will serve a six-month probation.

Special Note:

All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a controlled substance screening, medical examination and extensive background check.

To apply, please fill out the Town of Boone Employment Application

If you prefer a hard copy, please fill out the Town of Boone Employment Application (PDF) and email Linda Councill, HR Specialist, at the complete application. You can also fax the application to (828) 268-6208, mail the application to P.O. Box 192, Boone, NC 28607 OR return the application to Town Hall at 567 W. King Street in Boone, NC 28607.

TOB is an EOE.

Open Until Filled

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