The Raleigh Fire Department is looking for new recruits! The department will accept firefighter recruit applications Nov. 1 through 30 at 11:59 p.m.
A firefighter recruit is an entry-level position involving development of skills, knowledge and abilities related to protecting life and property through firefighting and providing emergency medical treatment to the sick and injured. A candidate must successfully complete the Fire Academy, including becoming state certified as an emergency medical technician.
Those interested in becoming firefighter recruits should download and review the Candidate Selection Procedures Manual, available on the Fire Department Recruitment page on the City website before applying for the position. The manual describes in detail the various requirements (application paperwork, exams, etc.) to complete the application process.
The starting salary for a firefighter is about $38,000 with a three-percent raise upon graduation from the Raleigh Fire Academy.
Applications must be submitted online. Applications will not be accepted in person or via fax or email.
For more information, visit the Raleigh Fire Department page or contact the department’s Keeter Training Center at 919-996-6395.
The City of Raleigh is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, disability, sexual orientation or national origin.