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Employment with the Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department
Ashbrook Apartment FireWorking for the Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department offers women and men of all backgrounds a potentially exciting and rewarding career opportunity. While we do not always have openings available, we welcome inquiries from interested persons at any time!

We have designed this page to give you an idea of the general requirements for employment with us. Please note, this page is not a comprehensive description of all the job requirements but an overview only.

  • Carrboro firefighters work an average of ten 24-hour shifts per month on the following rotation: 24 on, 24 off, 24 on, 24 off, 24 on, 96 off.
  • Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of hire and posses a high school diploma or GED.
  • Candidates are subject to a physical agility test, medical exam, and criminal/driving records check.
  • NC Firefighter Level II and EMT are not required, but are considered beneficial.
  • Current starting salary is $35,497.
  • To view our excellent benefits package, click here. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
  • If a position is currently advertised, you may download an employment application from the Town of Carrboro Human Resources Department. For the current list of employment opportunities at the Town of Carrboro, click here.
  • If you would like to be notified when a firefighting position becomes available, please send us an email at firejobs@townofcarrboro.org and we will notify you.
  • For any additional questions, please call 919-918-7348.
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