Current Openings

The Town of Kitty Hawk is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Firefighter/EMT. The person in this position will be responsible for protective service work in fire suppression, rescue operations, and medical emergencies. Off-duty fire response and call back during major emergencies is required. Typical duties include fire prevention; response to fire suppression, rescue, and medical emergencies; support functions which include vehicle and equipment maintenance, record keeping and data entry, housekeeping, and other assigned duties.

Physical Requirements:  Ability to exert intense physical effort in heavy work that requires climbing and balancing; and typically involves some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling; and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of heavy objects and materials up to 100 pounds; may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials greater than 100 pounds.

Mandatory Prerequisites:

  • The candidate must successfully complete all pre-employment testing, including extensive background investigation, drug screen, physical exam performed by department’s doctor, and department’s physical agility test.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have evidence of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have current North Carolina Class B Driver’s License or Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Must demonstrate ability to successfully climb the department’s aerial ladder (105’)

Preferred Prerequisites:

  • North Carolina Certified Firefighter II
  • North Carolina Certified Emergency Medical Technician
  • North Carolina Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator
  • North Carolina Child Safety Seat Technician
  • Previous experience and some college is a plus

Salary range starts at:  $44,538.10, pay is commensurate with directly related experience.  Deadline for Submission is  Monday, August 1, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Applications must be submitted to:

Melody Clopton, SPHR, IPMA-SCP
Administrative Services Director
Town of Kitty Hawk
PO Box 549
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

Via Email:  [email protected]
Via Fax: (252) 261-7900

 

The Town of Kitty Hawk is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fire Lieutenant.

Key responsibilities for this position include responding to fire, medical, hazardous material, and technical rescue emergencies and other hazardous events; operating and maintaining fire apparatus and equipment; assuming the supervisory duties of the Fire Captain in their absence. All Fire Lieutenants are subject to emergency recall during times of operational need.

Suitable candidates must possess four years of career firefighting experience including some supervisory experience.  Must have NC Firefighter Level II certification, NC EMT Basic certification, Emergency Vehicle Driver (EVD), North Carolina Driver Operator Pump Series or equivalent NFPA 1002 certification) and NC Fire Officer I Certification. Will accept out-of-state certifications if NC reciprocity is obtained within six months. Refer to OSFM Reciprocity: https://www.ncosfm.gov/reciprocity-application

Additional requirements include possession of a valid NC Class B Driver’s License (within 6 months). Obtain NFA Incident Safety Officer certification within two years; Carry a department pager and respond to Station Alarms and Structure Fire alarms when off-duty and on-call as assigned; Live within 20 miles of the Town limits.

Starting Pay is Equivalent with Experience

To apply, submit a letter of intent, resume, and copy of minimum requirements to

Melody Clopton
Administrative Services Director
Town of Kitty Hawk
PO Box 549
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

Email:  [email protected]
 
The deadline for submission is July 29, 2022.

The Town of Kitty Hawk, year-round population 3,800 and up to 17,000 seasonally, is currently accepting applications for a qualified Police Officer.

Responsibilities include:  Enforcing state statutes and municipal ordinances to protect and serve the Town. Patrolling Town to maintain order, prevent crimes, and protect life and property. Responding to calls for service, conducting preliminary and follow up investigations through interviews and gathering and securing of evidence and attending Court.

Minimum Requirements:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and completion of North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training. Must meet the requirements to be certified as a law enforcement officer in the State of North Carolina by the North Carolina Education, Training, and Standards Commission.

Starting Pay:  Equivalent with Experience

To Apply:  Must complete Town Application and Personal History Statement from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.   For applications or additional information, log onto www.kittyhawknc.gov You may also contact Melody Clopton at 252-261-3552 or [email protected]

Email completed applications to [email protected]  Applications can also be mailed to Town of Kitty Hawk, Melody Clopton, P.O. Box 549 Kitty Hawk, NC 27949.  Position is open until filled. EOE.

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Town Employment Application

The Town of Kitty Hawk is considering applicants for Police Officer Trainee.  To be considered, applicants must be 21 years old and have a High School Diploma or equivalent;  able to pass an extensive background check, including criminal, financial and driving.  Pass physical requirements as outlined in the Police Office Physical Ability Test

Police Officer Trainees receive paid training while completing the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) course.  Upon completion and successful passing of North Carolina State BLET State Exam the Trainee would be promoted to position of Police Officer with the Town.

To Apply:  Must complete Town Application and Personal History Statement from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.   For applications or additional information, log onto www.kittyhawknc.gov You may also contact Melody Clopton at 252-261-3552 or [email protected]

Email completed applications to [email protected]  Applications can also be mailed to Town of Kitty Hawk, Melody Clopton, P.O. Box 549 Kitty Hawk, NC 27949.  Position is open until filled. EOE.

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Town Employment Application

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Town Employment Application