title - WFD new EmblemHOW TO APPLY TO THE WFD 


WFD-Pictures-129aTo become a member of the Wilkesboro Fire Department, simply print out a town employment applicationfill it out, and bring it by the fire station.  Please leave it with on-duty personnel or the Fire Chief.  The fire station is manned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Staff should be at the station unless they’re out conducting business.  Also, we hold business / training meetings every Thursday night at 7:00 PM. Please feel free to stop by at any time to drop off an application and ask any questions you may have.

All applicants for either Firefighter or Junior Firefighter must meet the following requirements.

fire job promotion 002aMinimum Standards for Firefighter:

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must have United States citizenship

Must possess a valid driver's license with a safe driving record

Must be in acceptable physical condition and pass a department administered Physical Ability Test

Must pass criminal background

High School Graduate/or GED

Minimum Standards for Junior Member:

Must be 14-17 years of age

Must have United States citizenship.

Must be in acceptable physical condition.

Must pass criminal background

Must have a safe driving record (If applicant has drivers license).

Must be enrolled in High School with an overall grade of "C" or better.