Fire Captain

Colfax Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the Fire Captain Possition

Desired Minimum Qualifications

  • High School graduate or equivalent (GED)
  • NC Class B Driver’s License
  • Firefighter 2
  • Fire Officer 2
  • EMT
  • NIMS 300
  • Fire Service Instructor
  • Fire & Life Safety Educator
  • Hazardous Materials Operations
  • EVD
  • Technical Rescuer

Above qualifications, in addition to College level classes (Associates degree preferred) or a combination of college level classes, with combination of management and fire suppression experience.

Above qualifications must be obtained within a period of time to be determined by the Fire Chief.

Shift Schedule

Modified 24/48, which gives four days off every third weekend.

Competitive Benefit Package

  • Paid vacation/ Holiday pay/ Paid sick leave/
  • Educational incentive for college degree
  • Paid medical / dental / vision insurance along with family coverage available
  • Supplemental insurance available
  • NC local government retirement



Additional Information

For application packet or further information, contact Assistant Chief Andrew Fair at 336-993-4931

Colfax Fire Department does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.