This fire department has full-time employees—and from time to time—we have an opening. If we have any job openings, and you wish to apply, please complete and submit the application below. Please ensure you review the Job Posting and verify that you are qualified for the position.  

Job Posting

Currently, we are not accepting applications

Starting Salary: $35,550.94 – $38,039.51 

Work Shifts: 24/48 Shift Rotation   


  • 100% Paid Employee Health Insurance Coverage;
  • 100% Paid Employee Dental and Vision Insurance;
  • $100,000 Accident/Sickness; $50,000 Life Insurance;
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave;
  • Paid NC Firefighter’s Pension Fund;
  • Length of Service Award Program;
  • Free Gym Membership;
  • 401k Retirement Plan – 3% employer contribution after one year with up to an additional Employee/Employer 3% match.

Educational/Experience Requirements

  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED.

Licensing/Certification Requirements

  • Pass Firefighter Agility Test;
  • Satisfactorily complete a NFPA 1582 medical exam;
  • NC Class B Driver’s License or ability and expectation to obtain within 60 days of employment;
  • NC FF II; NC EMT; ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800.
  • Ability to successfully obtain Rank of Engineer with a goal of 18 months of hire date. (Engineer Salary Range: $39,461.54 – $ 49,665.73)
  • Ability to successfully obtain Technical Rescuer, TR-Ropes, TR-Vehicle, TIMS, and Boater Safety within 18 months of employment.
  • All Other Requirements as Outlined in Job Description and Employee Handbook

Preferred Certifications:

  • NC Driver/Operator certification: Pumps & Aerials  

Drug Test & Criminal Checks: 

  • Candidates shall pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal history check per criteria set forth by this fire department.
For the detailed job description please click here.

Agility Test (Practice) Sessions

Location: Sherrills Ford-Terrell Fire & Rescue Headquarters Station- 4011 Slanting Bridge Road, Sherrills Ford, N.C. 28673

There are no scheduled agility tests at this time.  

To download and complete the Liability Waiver for Participating in the Department’s Physical Agility Test Click Here.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Sherrills Ford – Terrell Fire & Rescue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment due to race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, military status, or protected veteran status. Our Fire Department complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination in places where our fire department operates.

Please have the following information on-hand to complete and submit the application:

  • Resume
  • NC Office of State Fire Marshal Transcripts: Detailed Training Transcript, Summary Transcript, and Classes Remaining Transcript
  • These can be found and printed off the NCOSFM Website https://apps.ncdoi.net/f?p=305:1 • Copies of your ICS (NIMS) Certifications: 100,200,700,800, and others if you have them
  • Copies of all your Fire or Emergency Service Related Certifications (All Certifications)
  • Copy of your EMT Certification
  • Copy of your Driver’s License

**All documentation listed above must either be uploaded or provided before an applicant is allowed to participate in an agility test session.

How to apply

Anyone wishing to apply for the open position, shall fill-out the below application completely, and select submit.