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Minimum Hiring Requirements

JOIN OUR WINNING TEAM!

Becoming a member of the Rocky Mount Fire Department means challenge, prestige, job satisfaction and advancement opportunities. A career in emergency services is a respected profession within the community and one that gives an individual tremendous self-satisfaction knowing he/she is performing an invaluable service in support of Public Safety.  We are not currently hiring, but you may enter the City of Rocky Mount Fire Department Recruitment and Selection Process and be notified when our process opens by calling: 252-972-1556. WOMEN & MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!

Minimum Age:

All applicants must have reached their 18th birthday at the time of the Strength & Agility Test.

Education:

High school graduate or high school equivalency (GED) issued by the N.C. Community Colleges.

Residency Requirement:

At time of application, the applicant need not be a resident of the State of North Carolina. The applicant must reside no further than 50 miles from the center of Rocky Mount within 60 days of assignment to the Operations Division.

Benefits:
  • Local government retirement program

  • Health and life insurance

  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays

  • North Carolina state fireman's pension fund

  • Local Government Employees Credit Union

  • Education incentive pay

  • 401k retirement account

  • College tuition reimbursement

  • Work 9-10 days a month

Application Review Checklist

The following items are required and must be submitted to the City of Rocky Mount Human Resources Department with your application in order to be considered in our hiring process.

  • Copy of High School Transcripts or GED Certification or Adult Program Diploma

  • Copy of all College Transcripts

  • Certified Criminal History Report(s): Obtained from all counties and states you have lived in since 18 years of age

  • Veterans must submit a copy of their DD214

  • Driving History Report(s): Obtained from Department of Motor Vehicles of all states in which you have ever been licensed to drive

  • Employment Reference Contact Information (complete mailing address and phone number)

  • Personal Reference(s) Contact Information (complete mailing address and phone number)

  • Records Release Authorization signed and witnessed (accomplished after successful completion of the Pre-employment Strength & Agility Physical Assessment)

  • WorkKeys or Career Readiness Certification (CRC) scores

  • Exclusion of any information requested with the application may result in disqualification of your application

WorkKeys Job Skills Assessment Testing Locations

The Citv of Rocky Mount Fire Department requires the following three components of the WorkKeys Exam.

  • Reading for Information Required Score: 5

  • Applied Mathematics Required Score: 4

  • Locating Information Required Score: 4

WorkKeys job skills assessment local testing locations and contact numbers:

  • Nash Community College
    Charlene Harrison
    252-451-8389
    522 N. Old Carriage Road Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    charrison@nashcc.edu

  • Edgecombe Community College
    Sylvia Hinton Grant
    252-823-5166 ext 166
    grants@edgecombe.edu

For locations outside of these local areas check with your local community college for testing dates and times or visit http://www.act.org/workkeys/locations.html.