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Monday, October 20, 2014
Human Resources

305 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
910.341.7840  910.341.5841

Apply and view current City of Wilmington job openings

or

Complete a job interest card for future job postings

Recruitment

WFD IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FIREFIGHTER

CANDIDATES OF THE 2014 HIRING PROCESS CAN ACCESS THE CANDIDATE PORTAL BELOW FOR UPDATES AND DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THE HIRING PROCESS.

CANDIDATE PORTAL

Applicants will be required to successfully complete the following screenings: 
         - Aptitude Test 
         - Criminal Background Investigation
         - Driving History Check
         - 19 years of age by posting date
         - Personal and Professional reference check
         - Strength and Agility Test and Oral Interview 
         - Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Screen 

The online application process requires applicants to submit electronically the following:
         - Copy of Birth Certificate
         - Copy of Official High School Diploma, High School Transcript or
           GED Certificate
         - Copy of current Driver's License
 
Note: Correspondence will be sent to candidates using only the   e-mail address included on the application. Please monitor your   e-mail closely after the posted closing date.

Applications are only accepted during active recruitment periods.
Salary
Approximately $31,842.72 - $44,614.80
Benefits
Starting salary: $31,842.72. Comprehensive benefits package including an additional 4.5% contribution to 401k or 457 plans and in lieu of social security the city will contribute an additional 3% to the 457 plan.  If you elect to contribute an additional 3% to the 457 plan, the city will match your 3% contribution.
2014 Tentative Recruitment Timeline

Below is a tentative timeline of our 2014 hiring process.  Dates, times, and locations are subject to change and will be communicated via the email you provide at time of application.  

  • June 18th 2014 - Job posting 
  • July 2nd 2014- Posting closes at 11:59 pm
  • July 7th - 11th - Correspondences emailed to candidates regarding phase I & II
  • July 21st - 26th - Aptitude test, strength and agility, and video interviews for qualified candidates (Phase I & II)
  • August 11th - 15th - Correspondences emailed to candidates regarding phase III
  • August 25th - 29th - Panel interviews (Phase III)
  • September 2nd - 5th - HR makes conditional offers and schedules Medac drug/physicals
  • September 22nd - First day of employment

Contact

Wilmington Fire Department
Hiring Information


801 Market Street
Wilmington, North Carolina 28411
Human Resource Technician
Michele Singer
910-772-4131

michele.singer@wilmingtonnc.gov

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