Statesville Fire Department - Now Hiring!

Last Updated 7/14/2023Posted in Latest City News, Statesville Fire Department, Homepage

Are you passionate about serving your community and keeping them safe? Are you looking for a career that offers adventure, excitement, and the opportunity to make a real difference in people's lives?  If so, we have the perfect job for you!

Apply during the open recruiting and hiring period for the Statesville Fire Department, which runs until July 28, 2023.

The City of Statesville offers competitive starting pay for firefighters, excellent benefits, and is committed to providing comprehensive training and opportunities for career growth.


  • Firefighter Starting Pay: $44,457.18
  • Recruit Starting Pay: $42,353.30


To be eligible for a firefighter position, you need to meet certain criteria:

  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply
  • A clean background is required
  • You should possess a valid driver's license
  • While not required initially, you should have the ability to obtain Firefighter 1+2 and EMT-B certifications within 12 months of being hired.


  • Paid time off for holidays, sick days, and vacations
  • Health insurance coverage provided by the employer
  • Wellness program
  • 401k retirement plan with an employer match of up to 5% of your contributions.
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid training
  • Career development program

Apply Today!

How do I apply?

  • If you're passionate about serving the community and meet the requirements, the Statesville Fire Department offers a promising career with competitive pay and excellent benefits. 
  • Visit to apply today!
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