Job Opportunity- Full-Time Permanent (Career) Firefighter


Full-time Permanent (Career) Firefighter

The Town of Holyrood is looking to hire a career fire fighter to work at the Fire Hall in Holyrood during the work day from Monday to Friday. The hours of work are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The successful applicant must be (or be willing to become) a member of the Holyrood Volunteer Fire Department. Details of the position can be provided by contacting John Walsh, JW Consulting Associates, by email at or by telephone at (709) 728-8414.

Applicants must have NFPA 472/1072 certification and must also have NFPA Level 1 & 2 completed. All career fire fighters with the Town of Holyrood must have successfully completedAdvanced First Aid (or equivalent) and must pass a medical examination for fire fighters. A Class 5 driver’s license is required with a Class 9 air brake endorsement.  A minimum of 3 years experience as a fire fighter (either career fire fighter or volunteer fire fighter) and general knowledge of the requirements of being a career fire fighter are definite assets.

Additional fire fighting training and/or NFPA certification are definite assets, but are not essential. The successful applicant must participate fully in training provided for fire fighters of the HVFD, must be able to carry out all aspects of the fire fighter’s job, and must be able to work alone or work as part of a firefighting team. A detailed JD can be provided to any potential internal applicants qualified for the position, upon request. 

Applications must be received electronically only (by email) at by 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2023, and the subject line should be “Application Fire Fighter”. Please include a cover letter, current resume, and 2 professional references. An email confirming receipt of your application will be forwarded to you within 24 hours of receipt of your application. No applications at the Town Hall please.