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Become a Part of the St. James Fire and Rescue Team

The St. James Fire Department is constantly recruiting and training new Firefighters, EMTs, and Fire Police. With two separate fire houses in the Town, there is a place for all to serve.    



The training you receive in order to perform successfully in any position will give you the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform with the utmost of confidence.  You will be trained to the degree necessary to be able to perform assigned tasks safely and professionally.



As a member of the St. James Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service, you will be able to:

  • Support community fire and medical emergency needs.

  • Improve your self-esteem knowing you are helping to protect your community.

  • Build a sense of camaraderie with your fellow Saint James Fire Department members.

  • Feel confident you can help yourself and others in emergency situations.

  • Improve and continue to refine your skills through continuing education and mentorship.

Click a link below to complete the application online or download and email it to or mail it to

SJFD, 3628 St. James Drive, St. James, NC 28461.


Whatever your interests and skills, the SJFD has a place for you.


Fire Fighter

Three months of hands-on training followed by twice-per-week drills. Responds to all fire calls.

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Fire Police

Two days of initial basic training plus occasional meetings for specialized instruction. Responds to all fire and medical emergency calls plus duty at special events.

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Our SJFD operates at the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) level. Members serving in this area require extensive and in-depth training and proficiency demonstrations.

Not Quite Ready To Take The Plunge - But Want To Learn More?

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