Current Job Openings

Town of Franklin, NC

Full-Time Firefighter

The Town of Franklin is currently accepting applications for a full-time firefighter.

Employee will perform the following duties: Performs fire control and rescue operations by entering burning structures, utilizing systematic search procedures to locate and rescue trapped victims, determining safe evacuation paths, locating fire source, extinguishing the fire, operating heavy equipment and apparatus, forcing entry into structures, locating hydrants and other sources of water, operating hose lines, examining fire damage, and salvage and overhaul. Responds to traffic accidents, extricates patients from their vehicles using extrication techniques and equipment, providing stabilization first aid and basic life support, communicating with patient and providing transfer of care report, mitigating minor hazmat incidents, securing scenes, and extinguishing vehicle fires. Maintains equipment and the facility by performing daily preventative maintenance, testing fire equipment, and maintaining standard living conditions in facility. Performs operational support and administrative duties by facilitating fire prevention education, fire truck displays, station tours, installing smoke detectors, and assisting the public in emergency and non-emergency situations.

Works irregular hours including weekends, holidays and extended hours as needed. Performs work during emergency/disaster situations. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Education and Experience: Applicant must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age. High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and the ability to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job such as those listed above. Licenses and Professional Certifications required as follows: NC EMT (Preferred) EMR (Minimum), NC Firefighter Certification, NC Driver License Class B, NC Driver Operator Pumps (Preferred), NC Driver Operator EVD (Preferred), NC Driver Operator Aerial (Preferred).

Please submit a Town of Franklin application form to the NCWorks Career Center Office at 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734. Physical address is 23 Macon Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734. Office contact number is (828) 369-9534.

Please contact 828-524-2516, ext. 312 for additional questions about the position.

Closing date – July 26, 2017

The Town of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Town Planning Board/Board of Adjustment Vacancies

The Town of Franklin is currently seeking to fill two vacancies on the Town Planning Board/Board of Adjustment. The Town is looking for a town resident and an alternate ETJ resident to serve as a representative on this board that serves on both the Planning board and the Board of Adjustment. The Board of Adjustment meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. and the Planning Board meets the 3rd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. The meetings are held in the Town Hall Board Room. A time commitment of approximately 2 hours a month is necessary. A resume and current address is required. For more information or to express an interest in serving on the board, please contact Town Planner, Justin Setser at (828) 524-2516.