Town of Newport

“The Gateway to the Crystal Coast”


Town of Newport Fire Department is accepting applications for full-time FF/Paramedic positions.  Position works a 48/96 schedule.  Our department covers a seventy five square mile area with a steadily increasing call volume of over 2200 calls per year. 

Minimum Qualifications:


Applicants must possess:

High school diploma, Valid NC Driver’s License, NC EVD

NCOEMS credential of EMT-Paramedic,

NC FF II, Haz-Mat Ops, Healthcare Provider CPR certification. 

Applicants must also possess ACLS, PALS, and PHTLS.

(NIMS) ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800. 


Applicants must also pass oral boards in Carteret County prior to beginning work.  Applicants must be physically capable of carrying out the duties that firefighting and EMS require. 

Starting salary with built in overtime at $52,445.00/year.

Please do not apply via Facebook!

How to apply:  Email applications and resumes to, Fire Chief Benny Whitley at  Applications can be found at by following the Career Opportunities link and selecting the Application icon. You may also print and submit an application in person to 125 Howard Blvd Newport NC 28570.


Closing Date (If Any): 
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Certification Level: