Cleveland Fire Department  

Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department Inc.


Phone: 919-989-1909

Fax: 919-989-3473

9039 Cleveland Road

Clayton, NC 27520

The mission of the Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department is to enhance the quality of life of all those we serve. We will respond safely and quickly with trained, skilled, and compassionate members, and using the best available equipment, mitigate any situation of those in need. We will continue aggressive planning and response preparation, and will strive to prevent the loss of life and property from the ravages of fire through education and community interaction. Our services shall be delivered by a dedicated family of members committed to exceeding the needs and expectations of those we serve ... anytime, anyplace, any need.

Now Accepting Applications 



Cleveland Fire Department is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of firefighter. Applications must be received at the Cleveland Fire Department by noon on April 3rd 2015. Applicants must have at least two years of fire related experience and must pass a written and physical agility test.


Minimum Requirements for Employment :


At least 21 years of age


High school diploma or GED


Valid NC driver’s license


Must be able to obtain NC Class B license within 6 months of hire


NC Fire Fighter I & II certified


Hazardous Material Operations Level


NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800


Emergency Medical Technician 


Experienced Emergency Vehicle Operators preferred.


All Applications must be accompanied by the following documents


Personal resume

Certified criminal background check

Certified driving record

High school diploma or GED

NC Firefighter I&II certificate

Hazardous Material Operation certificate

NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800 certificates

NC EMT certificate


How to Apply:

Applications may be received in person at the Cleveland Fire Department located at 9039 Cleveland Rd. Clayton, NC 27520, or at