The Town of Boone Fire Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Fire Captain. This employee performs administrative and technical work to support the daily operations of the Boone Fire Department. Also, performs intermediate protective service work to include driving fire apparatus, the operation of pumps, fire suppression and rescue work. Work is performed under emergency and non-emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard. Work is performed under regular supervision. Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel and volunteers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of administrative work for all aspects of fire department operations, thorough knowledge of computer programs including but not limited to ; Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to assist in planning and organizing department needs over multiple budget years, thorough knowledge of ISO requirements and changes, thorough knowledge of the rules and regulations of the fire department, thorough knowledge of financial accounting principles and practices. Thorough knowledge of firefighting techniques, procedures and mechanics; general knowledge of emergency medical techniques and procedures; ability to operate equipment and apparatus safely and effectively; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to prepare clear reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; possession of mechanical aptitude; physical endurance and agility.
Education and Experience:
A combination of education and experience required to perform in the position. High School diploma or GED required. Education should be supplemented by college level courses in fire science and considerable experience in fire suppression. Five (5) years of total fire service experience with considerable experience as a Driver/Operator or higher position.
Possession of the following certifications:
- Level I Fire Inspector, but Level II Fire Inspector is preferred,
- Level I Fire Service Instructor,
- Technical Rescuer,
- Driver Operator (Pumps),
- Fire Officer I, and
- Basic EMT certificate
All certificates listed above are required. All certifications shall be recognized by the State of North Carolina. Possession of a Class B driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina is required. Must meet and maintain all department and state training and certification requirements for position.
$53,263 Employee will serve a six-month probation
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 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.
November 24th, 2022