The Town of Boone Fire Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Captain. This employee performs intermediate protective service and administrative duties at the station level to include driving fire apparatus, the operation of pumps, fire suppression; does related administrative work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel and volunteers.
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 following certifications: Firefighter, Level II Fire Inspector, Level 1 Fire Service Instructor, Technical Rescuer, Driver Operator (Pumps), Fire Officer I, and Basic EMT certificates are required. All certifications shall be recognized by the State of NC. Possession of a Class B driver’s license valid in the State of NC is required. Must meet and maintain all department and state training and certification requirements for position.
Applicants shall reside in one of the following counties: Watauga, Avery, Ashe, Caldwell, Wilkes or Johnson County, TN.
$53,632. 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.
December 12th, 2022