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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department is hiring for full-time positions

On behalf of the Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department (VFD), the Town of Waxhaw shares full-time positions as a firefighter/EMT at the local station. The Waxhaw VFD is an equal opportunity employer and the job qualifications are listed below. If you are interested in applying, please go to and click on Membership Application to fill out an application. Once your application is received we will check your references and schedule your assessment center appointment.

Requirements for Staff Position

  • 18 years old
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid North Carolina Class B/South Carolina Class E within six months of hire.
  • Clear pre-employment background check
  • Clear pre-employment drug screen
  • Hold the following qualifications
    • North Carolina Certified Firefighter/IFSAC or ProBoard Equivalent
    • NC or NR EMT
    • HazMat Operations

Compensation & Schedule

  • Starting salary is $35,196.00 per year
  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • NFPA 1582 physical annually
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • FMLA
  • Accident and Sickness policy
  • A 401(k) is available through the department and the NCSFFA
  • Line of Duty Death benefits provided by the State and Federal Government
  • Forty-Eight (48) hour/Ninety-six (96) hour rotating schedule and shifts run from 0600 – 0600 hours

Hiring Process

  1. Applications Accepted from December 14, 2020 to January 8, 2021
  2. Assessment Center Administration January 18, 2021 – January 29, 2021
    1. Structured Interview
    2. Waxhaw Physical Agility Test
    3. Waxhaw Firefighter/EMT Skills Evaluation
  3. NFPA 1582 Physical scheduled February 1, 2021 – February 5, 2021
  4. Background Check
  5. Drug Screen
  6. Expected Start Date is February 20, 2021


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