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Fire/Rescue crews

The Town of Leland Fire/Rescue is the place of choice where motivated people can be their best. Those who join our department join an agency that is motivated, has shared values, and strives to provide excellent outcomes. We look for people who believe what we believe, and we believe that to attract the best, we must be the best. 

Our application process consists of:

  • Online job application
  • Aptitude test
  • Candidate physical agility test
  • Panel interview
  • Career history interview
  • Background and reference check
  • Drug test

Volunteer Firefighter Recruit/Sponsorship Program

Leland Fire/Rescue will begin its Volunteer Firefighter Recruit/Sponsorship Program in July 2022. We will serve as the sponsoring department for individuals desiring to go through the Fire Academy at Cape Fear Community College.

The academy is a comprehensive program that includes Firefighting I & II, Haz-Mat, Basic EMT, Emergency Vehicle Driving, Mayday/Safety and Survival Skills, and other vital information necessary for future firefighters. The academy runs twice a year, and our department will sponsor two individuals during each session.

Candidates will be selected after a process that includes an online application, panel interview, background and reference check, drug test, and candidate physical agility test. After successful completion of the fire academy, candidates will be required to volunteer for six months with Leland Fire/Rescue.

If you are interested in applying for the Volunteer Firefighter Recruit/Sponsorship Program, please contact (910) 371-2727 for more information.