Job Postings


Full Time

The Avery County Fire Commission is now accepting applications for position of Firefighter. Qualifications are as follows: 21 years old, N.C. Fire Fighter II, N.C. E.M.T., CDL class B (air brake and tanker endorsements), driver’s license. Applications can be picked up at the Avery County Manager’s Office or Fire Department Coordinator’s Office located at 175 Linville St. Newland, on the Second Floor. Any questions, contact FDC at 828-737-5522. Open until filled. A Criminal history/background check in each county you have lived in is required. Benefit package includes NC Local Gov. Retirement, matching NC 401K plan, Health Insurance, Dental insurance, Eye coverage, and Accident and sickness policy.

Part Time

The Avery County Fire Commission is now accepting applications for part-time position of Firefighter. Qualifications are as follows: 21 years old, N.C. Fire Fighter II, or N.C. E.M.T., CDL class B (air brake and tanker endorsements), driver’s license. Applications can be picked up at the Avery County Manager’s Office or Fire Department Coordinator’s Office located at 175 Linville St. Newland, on the Second Floor. Any questions, contact FDC at 828-737-5522. Open until filled. A Criminal history/background check in each county you have lived in is required.

Fire Fighter Job Description

County Application