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GRADE 17      SALARY RANGE - $38,748 - $40,000


The Town of Spring Lake is currently seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as full-time Fire Captain


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervising, directing and coordinating activities of a fire station on an assigned shift; maintain records and files; preparing reports.
  • Establishes shift objectives.
  • Plans, organizes, assigns and reviews the work of personnel assigned to a shift.
  • Supervises training on fire suppression techniques and procedures.
  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency incidents; supervises staff at incident; assigns and directs staff at incident.
  • Oversees the maintenance of the station and equipment; enforces department rules and regulations.
  • Oversees the testing of equipment and apparatus.
  • Assesses equipment and supply needs; orders station supplies.
  • Maintains a daily log of all station activities on assigned shift.
  • Trains new staff and provides in-service training; evaluates performance of employees; maintains discipline;
  • Oversees tours and provides information to the public.
  • Supervises and participates in the extinguishing of fires and the performance of related life and property protection.
  • Assigns tasks to personnel in the fire station.
  • Performs related tasks as required.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 21 years of age or older at the time of employment
  • North Carolina Level II Fire Fighter Certification
  • North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician – B
  • NC Emergency Vehicle Driver
  • North Carolina Driver License Class B
  • North Carolina Hazardous Material Level II Certification
  • NC Fire Officer I
  • NC Fire Inspector I and/or the ability to obtain within (1) Year of employment
  • NC Fire Instructor I or II
  • NIMS/ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
  • Minimum of seven (7) years in fire service

Applications must be submitted directly to Human Resources by 6:30 PM on


Position Opens:        OPEN (1) WEEK

Position Closes: