Fire Captain

Employment Opportunity
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk Fire Rescue

Fire Captain


Grade 62

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt


The Town of Kitty Hawk is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fire Captain.  The position is responsible for providing middle management leadership and will be assigned as fire station commander.  Key responsibilities include responding to emergency calls, working supervision for or as the incident commander; directing and leading staff in associated duties; to include training, pre-incident planning, fire safety inspection, public education as well as equipment and facility maintenance.  All Fire Captains are subject to take call and be available for emergency recall during times of operational need.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a two (2) year degree in fire science and six (6) years of career firefighting experience and supervisory experience. Must possess NC Emergency Medical Technician Basic; Fire Officer II certification strongly preferred. 

This position requires the possession of a class B driver’s license valid in North Carolina.  The ability to pass annual NFPA physical and CPAT examination is also required.    

To express interest in this position, please submit a letter of interest and resume by Friday, March 27 2020 at 5:00 p.m. to Melody C. Clopton via email at or by mail:


Melody Clopton

Town of Kitty Hawk

Management Assistant

PO Box 549

Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

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