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    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

     

    AFD IS CURRENTLY HIRING A FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY EDUCATOR
    NOT CURRENTLY HIRING FIREFIGHTERS

                            

    Firefighter

    The Asheville Fire Department is not currently accepting applications for employment.  To be notified of future employement opportunities go to the Human Resources Department Employment Opportunities web page and complete the interest card.

    Thank you for your interest in our hiring process. The Asheville Fire Department's hiring process is as follows:

    Basic Employment Requirements

    • High School Diploma or GED 
    • 18 years or older Valid Drivers License
    • Excellent physical condition 
    • Successful completion of all testing components
    • Successful completion of thorough background check
    • Successful completion of drug and alcohol screening  

     

    Benefits:

    Starting Salary $29,934.47/year
    Flex Plan
    Annual Leave - 12 days per year
    Credit Union
    Deferred Compensation Plan
    401 (k) Contribution
    Dependent Life Insurance
    Dental Insurance
    Direct Deposit
    Employee Assistance Program
    Life Insurance

    Health Insurance
    Long Term Disability
    Medical and Dependent Care
    On-Site Medical Office
    Training Opportunities
    Sick Leave - 12 days per year
    Sick Leave Sharing Bank
    Tuition Reimbursement
    Holiday Leave - 11 days per year
    Bereavement Leave
    Military Leave


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