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Application for Employment


Part-Time Firefighter/EMTVolunteer FirefighterPolice Dept. Patrol OfficerGeneral Laborer

Position Title: Part-Time Firefighter/EMT
Hourly Rate: $12.00 per hour
Work Shifts: Monday – Sunday Shifts (6:00am – 2:00pm) (10:00am-6:00pm)

The Part-Time Firefighter will have the responsibility to ensure that the fire departments apparatus, equipment and facilities are maintained at the appropriate readiness levels to respond to a variety of life saving emergency calls. Our Part-Time Firefighters are primarily responsible for performing difficult and lifesaving work at emergency scenes including fire suppression, rescue, fire prevention activities, emergency medical care, general preparatory work at the fire station, checking equipment for proper operation and general condition, and performing and assisting with routine maintenance of apparatus and equipment.

Educational/Experience Requirements:
Possession of a high school diploma or GED required.
Minimum age of 18

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
• Possession of a valid North Carolina Class B Driver’s License or other state equivalent
• Certified North Carolina Firefighter
• NC State Certified Emergency Vehicle Driver
• NCOEMS Credentialed Emergency Medical Technician-Basic.

Conditions of Employment:
Candidates shall pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal history check per criteria set forth by the Stanley Volunteer Fire Department and Town of Stanley.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants must apply online via the town website at townofstanley.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
The Town of Stanley is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, military status, or protected veteran status. The Town of Stanley complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination in places where our fire department operates.


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Thank you for your interest in working for the Town of Stanley. We are extremely proud of our history and proud of the deep roots that make up our diverse population. In 1960 a contest was held requesting that people submit their ideas for a motto. The winner was submitted by Mr. Alfred Rhyne and the Town of Stanley became known as “A Friendly Place”. The employees still work around the clock to provide the very best services possible for its citizens and maintain the friendly atmosphere that makes Stanley a great place to live, work and raise a family.

It is the policy of the Town of Stanley to foster, maintain and promote equal employment opportunities. The Town shall select employees on the basis of the applicant’s qualifications for the job and award them, with respect to compensation and opportunity for training and advancement, including upgrading and promotion, without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, non-disqualifying disability, political affiliation, or marital status.