City Fire Equipment Company is the premier fire protection company in New Jersey. We have been in the fire industry since 1952 and are fully licensed in all types of fire protection, including fire extinguishers, fire alarm systems, fire sprinkler systems, special hazards, kitchen fire suppression systems and egress lighting. We are also a fully licensed electrical contractor.

As a family company, City Fire is a tight knit community. When you work for City Fire, you become family.

 

Career Opportunities

Experienced Fire Protection Technician

Location: Toms River, NJ

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Experience: At least 3 years experience in the fire protection field.

Description: 

  • The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience in the fire protection field.
  • Candidates should have working knowledge of all types of fire protection including the inspection, testing and maintenance of fire   extinguishers, fire alarm systems, fire sprinkler systems, exit lighting and kitchen suppression systems. 
  • Certifications in any type of fire equipment are a plus.
  • A clean driving record is a must.

 If you are interested, please contact Laura atlaura@cityfire.com.

City Fire Equipment Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention given to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Dispatcher / Customer Service Representative
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience
Benefits Offered: Health Benefits, Vacation Days, Sick Days and a 401K
Location: Toms River, NJ
Job Type: Full Time Employee

Toms River Fire Protection, a division of City Fire Equipment Company, the leader in fire protection in the state of New Jersey is hiring. We are looking for a Dispatcher/ Customer Service Representative to join our team in our Toms River location.

Job Duties:

  • Take and process all phone calls from Service Line
  •  Set appointments with customers
  • Prioritize service calls
  • Dispatch a team of service technicians in a particular territory
  • Track technicians routes throughout the day to ensure appointments are being kept
  • Confirm all technician appointments prior to their arrival
  • Call & reschedule appointments as needed
  • Bring any discrepancies to a supervisor immediately.
  • Monitor Central Station customer accounts for abnormalities
  • Manage scheduling aspects of large footprint accounts

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bi-Lingual a plus but not required
  • Ability to multi-task is a must
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Ability to receive instruction, and complete tasks as needed
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word and Timberline a plus
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge a must
  • Basic geographical knowledge of the state of NJ is a plus

City Fire Equipment Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


Sales Representative
Benefits Offered: Health Benefits, Vacation Days, Sick Days and a 401K

Location: East Hanover, NJ

Job Type: Full Time Employee

City Fire Equipment Company, a leader in fire protection in the State of New Jersey, is expanding. We are looking for a full-time sales person to join our team. City Fire is a family owned fire protection company that has been servicing the state of New Jersey and Western Pennsylvania, as well as New York City for the past 65 years.

Basic Function:

  • Introduce City Fire’s full line of fire protection services and products throughout New Jersey and the Metropolitan area.
  • Close sales from leads generated from existing customer base as leads generated from self-directed marketing activities.
  • Close! Close! Close!

Reporting Relationships:

Individual will report to the Sales Manager of the company and will have a working relationship with the general manager, customer service manager, installation manager, marketing manager and credit manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Close sales!
  • Build and maintain long term relationships with existing customers.
  • Schedule and conduct face to face meetings with prospective and existing clients in order to promote City Fire and the services and products we have to offer.
  • Maintain working relationships with inter company departments to ensure customer satisfaction and service.

Job Requirements:

Education, training, experience:

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years sales experience necessary
  • Demonstrated sales success
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Experience in business to business, commercial, and industrial sales (preferred but not necessary)

•Experience in the Fire Protection industry (preferred but not necessary as we will provide the right candidate with the necessary product and technical training to be successful).

City Fire Equipment Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention given to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Shop Helper

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience

Benefits Offered:  Health Benefits, Vacation Days, Sick Days and a 401K

Location: East Hanover, NJ

Job Type: Full Time Employee

City Fire Equipment Company, a leader in the fire protection field in New Jersey is hiring.

We are looking for someone to learn our business from the ground up. No experience is necessary; we will train you on all aspects of fire protection. The ideal candidate will need to have a desire to learn, and have mechanical aptitude. You must have a valid driver’s license, be able to pass a background check and have a high school diploma or equivalent.

If you are interested in joining our team or have any questions, please call Laura Bretzger at 973-560-1600 x 201.

City Fire Equipment Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention given to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Warehouse Helper

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience

Benefits Offered:  Health Benefits, Vacation Days, Sick Days and a 401K

Location: East Hanover, NJ

Job Type: Full Time Employee

City Fire Equipment Company, the leader in fire protection in the state of New Jersey is hiring. We are looking for a Warehouse Assistant to join our team!

Job Duties:
• Receive and put away all stock and special orders.
• Order parts from vendors
• Possess basic computer skills.
• Issue parts to technicians
• Work with technicians to help them get their parts
• Operate forklift (can be taught)
• Pick up and deliver material. (using company vehicle)
• Act as warehouse manager in his absence.
• Knowledge of all parts in the warehouse inventory.
• Straighten up wherever needed.

If you have the necessary skills and would like to join our exciting company, we would like to hear from you.

Please contact Laura at 973-560-1600 x 201

City Fire Equipment Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention given to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Fire Sprinkler Repair/Helper

Benefits Offered: Health Benefits, Vacation Days, Sick Days and a 401K

Location: East Hanover, NJ

Job Type: Full Time Employee

City Fire Equipment Company, a leader in fire protection in the state of New Jersey since 1952 is looking to expand our team with the addition of a Fire Sprinkler Helper Repair Person.  We are a family owned full service fire protection company serving all of New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and lower New York, including the five boroughs of New York City. 

The primary responsibilities for the Fire Sprinkler Helper Repair Person are as follows:

Job Skills and Responsibilities: 

  • Basic Knowledge of Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Ability to work with a lead tech and follow directions
  • Ability to use Electrical and Hand tools
  • Desire to learn and grow with our company

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Ability to work overtime and late hours
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • No Experience necessary, we will train the right person

If you are interested please contact Laura at laura@cityfire.com or 973-560-1600 X 201

City Fire Equipment Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention given to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


 Fire Alarm and Electrical Tech/Helper

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience

Benefits Offered: Medical, 401K

Location: East Hanover, NJ

Job Type: Full Time Employee

City Fire Equipment Company, a leader in fire protection in the state of New Jersey since 1952 is looking to expand our team with the addition of a Fire Alarm/Electrical Tech/Helper.  We are a family owned full service fire protection company serving all of New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and lower New York, including the five boroughs of New York City.

The primary responsibilities for the Fire Alarm/Electrical Tech/Helper are as follows: Running and pulling wire, programming equipment, helping to install equipment and adhering to codes, standards and regulations.

Job Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of electrical and fire alarm products
  • Some experience with installation, service, testing, troubleshooting and programming of fire alarms
  • Ability to work with a lead tech and follow directions
  • Pull and run wire
  • Desire to learn and grow with our company
  • Maintain records and interact with customers

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years electrical or fire alarm experience
  • Valid Driver’s License

If you are interested please contact Laura at laura@cityfire.com or 973-560-1600 X 201

City Fire Equipment Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention given to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


 Fire Sprinkler Fitter

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Benefits Offered: Medical, 401K

Location: East Hanover, NJ

Job Type: Full Time Employee

City Fire Equipment Company is looking for a fire sprinkler fitter.  The candidate will be able to install, test, inspect and certify fire sprinkler systems in accordance with NFPA 13, NFPA 13R and NFPA 13D.

Duties include:

  • Measuring and cutting steel and plastic pipes for installation using blueprints and local building codes
  • Attaching fire sprinkler heads and fitting to pipes to ensure pipe systems are free of leaks
  • Ability to study and read blueprints in order to decide fitting of the fire sprinkler system
  • Must employ safety measures while installing fire sprinkler systems
  • Must ensure that each job is done with high precision
  • Must document all details of the job properly

Skills Include:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Understanding of complex blueprints and solid written and verbal skills
  • Familiarity with the national fire codes
  • Thorough knowledge of fire sprinkler systems and the necessary tools
  • Ability to work in a wide variety of conditions, including heights up to 30 feet or more and also be able to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Experience in lift operations and OSHA guidelines
  • Valid driver’s license
  • NICET certification a plus

 If you are interested, please contact Laura at laura@cityfire.com.

City Fire Equipment Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention given to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Experienced Electrician

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Benefits Offered: Medical, 401K

Location: East Hanover, NJ

Job Type: Full Time Employee

City Fire Electric, a Division of City Fire Equipment Company, is a growing electrical contracting company seeking an experienced Electrician in northern New Jersey to join our team. If you have 5 or more years of electrical experience, meet the qualifications listed below, and are interested in joining a growing company that offers full benefits, a competitive salary, along with continuous education, then this may be the job for you.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5+ years of rough to finish electrical field experience.
  • Ability to work independently with limited site supervision and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work safely, neatly, and efficiently.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and analyze diagrams and specifications.
  • Excellent communication and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with a thorough knowledge of electrical principles, wiring specification codes, properties of various materials, principles of operation, and application of equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform tasks that may require prolonged standing, sitting, and other activities necessary to perform job duties.
  • Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Advanced knowledge of applicable electrical codes, standards, and regulations.

Essential Duties, Knowledge & Responsibilities:

  • Receives wiring diagrams, specifications, and instructions to the work to be done on any scheduled and emergency repair, installation, and inspection.
  • Analyzes all types of drawings and wiring diagrams to locate and install circuits and equipment
  • Has the ability to determine material or replacement needs for a job
  •  select a logical approach to “troubleshooting” and repair problems. 
  • Plans details of working procedure to effect the most logical approach to the job. 
  • Considers all safety precautions and proper isolation of circuits to cause a minimum of interference to operations. 
  • Determines the necessary tools and materials required for the job. 
  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical principles, wiring specification Codes, properties of various materials and principles of operation and application of equipment. 
  • Locates sources of trouble of any type of electrical equipment by tracing and testing circuits and inspecting for faulty operation. 
  • Dismantles, inspects, repairs, adjusts, or replaces faulty parts and wiring on motors, generators, power distribution and control panels, circuit breakers, rectifiers, electronic devices, etc. 
  • Reassembles, tests, and adjusts equipment for safe and proper operation. 
  • Performs work on “hot lines” as required. 
  • Replaces coils, resistors, rheostats, relays, etc. 
  • Adjusts contacts, relays, bus rigging, etc. 
  • Reconnects terminal leads, panel boards, and distribution feeders.  In emergencies, shunts out defective coils in order to get equipment back in operation. 
  • Changes DC motor characteristics by shunting series coils, etc. 
  • Installs conduit, fittings, switches, controls, fixtures, wires, ect.
  • Connects all types of electrical equipment as required for new installation or replacement of facilities. 
  • Makes all required splices and connector joints. 
  • Adjusts all new equipment for proper operating characteristics. 

If you are an experienced electrician, please send resume to Laura at laura@cityfire.com for immediate consideration!

City Fire Equipment Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention given to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Fire Alarm Technician

Location: East Hanover, NJ

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Experience: At least 2 years experience with Fire Alarm systems

Description: City Fire Equipment Company of East Hanover NJ is seeking an experienced fire alarm technician with demonstrated service and troubleshooting skills. This technician must be able to install, inspect, service and repair various types of fire alarm systems. Also essential are the ability to analyze fire alarm drawings, diagnose causes of electrical problems and install various system components, such as panels, pull stations, detectors, etc. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, all types of fire protection equipment is a plus. This includes wet and dry chemical systems, FM 200 systems, fire extinguishers and exit/emergency lights. NICET II certification is also a plus. 

Training, Experience & Qualifications: 

  • Customer service oriented; interpersonal skills
  • Dependable and motivated.
  • Physical functions including the ability to lift 40 pounds, kneel, crawl, climb and crouch
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Operate equipment and tools used in the installation, repair and maintenance of fire alarm systems
  • Must be able to work under limited supervision, yet be able to relate to the team.
  • Able to respond to emergency calls after hours.
  • NICET II certification a plus.
  • At least 2 years experience with Fire Alarm systems

To contact Human Resources, call Laura Bretzger at (973) 560-1600 ex. 201 or email laura@cityfire.com.

City Fire Equipment Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention given to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.