Fire-Rescue - Training Hiring Requirements

New Bern Fire-Rescue hires employees as vacancies are created and approved. For current vacancies, contact City of New Bern Human Resources (link to Human Resources page).

All new hire candidates must complete a screening process of employment involving multiple steps. The first step is the application process (refer to Human Resources site). Candidates selected from the application pool, must then complete a Physical Agility Test. Qualifying candidates then move on to the oral interview portion of the hiring process. This includes general knowledge requirements and scenario-based interviews. Qualifying candidates from this stage are then eligible for hire.


City of New Bern
PO Box 1129
New Bern, NC 28563-1129
Fire Dept. Main # (252) 639-2931
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