Minimum Hiring Requirements


Becoming a member of the Rocky Mount Fire Department means challenge, prestige, job satisfaction and advancement opportunities. A career in emergency services is a respected profession within the community and one that gives an individual tremendous self-satisfaction knowing he/she is performing an invaluable service in support of Public Safety.  We are not currently hiring, but you may enter the City of Rocky Mount Fire Department Recruitment and Selection Process and be notified when our process opens by calling: 252-972-1556. WOMEN & MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!

Minimum Age:

All applicants must have reached their 18th birthday at the time of the Strength & Agility Test.


High school graduate or high school equivalency (GED) issued by the N.C. Community Colleges.

Residency Requirement:

At time of application, the applicant need not be a resident of the State of North Carolina. The applicant must reside no further than 50 miles from the center of Rocky Mount within 60 days of assignment to the Operations Division.

  • Local government retirement program

  • Health and life insurance

  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays

  • North Carolina state fireman's pension fund

  • Local Government Employees Credit Union

  • Education incentive pay

  • 401k retirement account

  • College tuition reimbursement

  • Work 9-10 days a month