Fire-Rescue-EMS

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Winterville Fire-Rescue-EMS Department is to protect the lives and property of all residents, visitors, and businesses in our service area.

The following goals are set forth:

  • To provide the highest level of fire and rescue protection with maximum efficiency within the limits of existing resources;
  • To provide 24-hour a day protection from the devastation of fire, medical and other emergencies;
  • To stay disciplined;
  • To maintain a high standard of training and education for the department and the community;
  • To promote teamwork, loyalty and respect within the department and the community;

The Winterville Fire-Rescue-EMS Department pledges to provide these services to the best of its ability and in a professional manner at all times. 

To apply to the Winterville Fire-Rescue-EMS Department, download and complete this volunteer application:

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Part-time Engineer

The Town of Winterville is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of part-time Firefighter/Engineer.  Work involves responding to the scene of emergency and non-emergency calls, operating and maintaining emergency apparatus and equipment, performing firefighting, technical rescue, emergency medical care, fire and life safety education, and other duties as assigned.  Work also includes cleaning and maintenance of vehicles and facilities, in-service training, training and mentoring other firefighters, and providing assistance to members of volunteer fire and emergency medical service organizations, as requested.  Applicant must be able to follow and understand standard operating guidelines and Pitt County EMS Protocols. Employees in this class are exposed to the significant hazards of emergency fire, rescue, and EMS work, including risk of exposure to hazardous and IDLH environments, physical and mental stress, human body fluids and infectious diseases, thus the work is subject to the OSHA requirements for blood borne pathogens.  Ability to function on a regular basis while using personal protective equipment to include SCBA is required.

Graduation from high school or the equivalent with a North Carolina Fire & Rescue Commission Driver Operator-Pumps, Emergency Vehicle Driver, Firefighter I-II and at least 3 years of field service required. Qualified applicants must also be EMT-Basic, NIMS compliant, have the ability to pass Medical Boards and function in Pitt County per Medical Director’s requirements and have a valid North Carolina Class B Non-CDL Driver’s License. Applicants must successfully complete pre-employment drug screening, criminal background check, and NFPA/OSHA physical evaluation. Salary range: DOQ. The job involves a part-time schedule Please submit application to: Town of Winterville, Attn: PT Engineer/Firefighter Position, PO Box 1459, Winterville, NC 28590 or email to humanresources@wintervillenc.com. Closing date: Open until filled. The Town of Winterville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have questions, please email contact Chief Moore.