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CFD employment

 

 

 

Colfax Fire Department

P.O. Box 370

Colfax NC, 27235

336-993-4931

Employment Opportunity

 

Colfax Fire Department is currently accepting applications for a

Firefighter / Driver position.

 

Colfax Fire District, is on the western edge of Guilford County and provides fire,

medical, hazardous materials operational level response.

Desired minimum qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent (GED)

NC State certified Firefighter 2

NC State Certified EMT

Hazardous Materials Operations

North Carolina Class B Driver’s License

Eighteen years of age prior to hire date

Above qualifications must be obtained within a period

of time to be determined by the Fire Chief

 

Competitive Benefit package

Paid vacation   Holiday pay      Paid sick leave

Paid medical / dental insurance with family coverage available

NC local government retirement

 

Shift schedule

Modified 24/48 which gives four day off every third weekend.

Shift work subject to change due to department needs.

 

Salary

Minimum entry level is 30,000 annually.

Consideration may be given to salary, dependent upon certifications and experience.

 

Completed Application packets must be returned prior to July 22nd at 17:00 hours.

 

For application or further information and to obtain application packet contact

Assistant Chief Roger Frazier at 336-993-4931

 

Colfax Fire Department does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.

 
Fire Life Safety Day May 7th 2016

Saturday May 7, was awesome for our Fire Safety Day at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market. The weather obviously was fabulous and we were blessed with a very large crowd who spent time with firefighters from both Colfax, High Point, North Carolina Forestry Service, Guilford County EMS, Guilford County Sheriff’s Department in addition to the volunteers from Pink Cares Piedmont. Thanks to all who came out and visited with us for our display of fire trucks, fire safety trailer, ambulance, helicopter and dozer from the forestry service or enjoyed the visit with GCSD and his canine partner or just stopped and ate a hot dog and enjoyed time with others.

This event has been so well attended that we have made this a semiannual event and will be held again on October 1st. Have a safe and fun summer and we hope to see each of you again at the fall event.

Thanks to each of you for all of your support of each agency involved.

 
Fire Life Safety Day May 7th 2016

Colfax Fire Department will be having our annual Fire Life Safety Day, Saturday May 7th starting at 10 a.m.. The event will be held at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market. (2914 Sandy Ridge Rd). We will have our apparatus on display, PINK cares, NC forestry service, Norfolk southern, and Guildford County EMS. We will also have hot dogs and chips and drinks. This is a great event with plenty of great information.

 
Fire Prevention Week

With Fire Prevention Week upon us, we are posting below a couple of links that the NFPA have recently published. Take the time to look at the information provided, it just may be helpful. One big change they are recommending is having smoke detectors in each bedroom.   Have a safe October.

Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, promotes smoke alarms in every bedroom and on every floor of the home

This year’s theme is “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep: Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!”

http://www.nfpa.org/press-room/news-releases/2015/fire-prevention-week-promotes-smoke-alarms-in-every-bedroom-and-on-every-floor-of-the-home

NFPA introduces new free fire safety app

http://www.nfpa.org/press-room/news-releases/2015/nfpa-introduces-free-fire-safety-app-redesigned-website-new-videos-and-more-for-fire-prevention-week

 

 

 

 
Fire Education at Colfax Elementary

We had the chance to visit with, and talk a little about fire safety this morning with some wonderful students at Colfax Elementary School.  We talked with approximately 100 kids in the kindergarten age group.  We showed them the fire trucks, and also had a firefighter to dress in full gear to let the kids see how it looks. Great morning.

 

 
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