North East Fire Company

Administrative Assistant

Sunday, May 20, 2018  POSITION: Administrative Assistant

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: 12-Month Contractual

SALARY: Starting $12.87


SUPPORTED ORGANIZATION: North East Fire Company Inc.


The position involves working a normal part-time workweek and flexible workweek to accommodate coverage of scheduled nighttime meetings

not to exceed 39 hours as set by the Board of Directors or the President.


The majority of the work is performed in a typical office setting located in the firehouse. Monthly meetings are also conducted outside the typical

office environment and will require use of computer equipment or other job related equipment. In other rooms not typical of offices. Infrequently

a request for special events may require work outside or at other business or public locations.



A favorable suitability determination is required. Misconduct in prior employment, criminal, dishonest, or disgraceful conduct, habitual use of

intoxicating beverages, abuse of narcotics, drugs or other controlled substances, or reasonable doubt of loyalty to the organizations mission or

functions as an emergency service provider are some of the reasons an offer of employment may be denied.


Yes pre employment testing is required in accordance to the North East Fire Company Inc. Career Services Standard Operation Guidelines.


The North East Fire Company Inc. (NEFC) prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities based on race, programs and activities on the

basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual

orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program.


Provides assistance to the organization, NEFC officers and committees by completing a variety of administrative support functions that include

clerical duties, data entry, procurement research, payroll, and performance documentation of other employees.

Performs office automation work requiring the use of modern state-of the art computers, voice recording media, and software applications.

Prepares correspondence, reports, technical documents, graphs & charts, forms, and other office support materials required by the organization.

Provide indisputable typed and electronic documentation of company meetings or significant events as required or requested by the President, Vice President, or Board of Directors.

Perform functions to facilitate the human resources activities of the NEFC. This includes monitoring, coordinating, and safeguarding pertinent information and confidential documents of employees involving payroll, insurance, and personal data.

Serve as a trusted agent to pick up and distribute postal and electronic mail and distribute same within the department or external addresses.

Prepare and disseminate insurance forms, correspondence, award and honors packages, time sensitive material, and confidential charging

documents for the NEFC officers, committees, and Board of Directors.

Keep track of various company calendars and schedules for the organization and external entities. Maintain office equipment so that it is ready for

use and prepare office supply requisitions for approval. Ensure NEFC front admin office is secure, clean, and professionally represented.

Provide innovative suggestions and solutions to unique problems or situations to facilitate the efficiency and effectiveness of NEFC or any of its


Any issues involving NEFC personnel are promptly brought to the President, Vice President, Secretary, or Board of Directors.

Maintain high level of professional competence, positive organizational skills and typing at lease 40WPM

Position closes May 31, 2018 at 4 pm. Applications can be obtained by emailing a request to or Applications can be emailed to or can be dropped off at the North East Fire House front door mail drop. Mail that is brought to and dropped off at the fire house must be in a sealed envelope and addressed to North East Fire Company Inc. Attention Career Services Committee.



Video Horse Racing

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 



Annual Elections

Monday, February 5, 2018  North East Fire Company held its annual elections. Congratulations to the following on their new positions in the department. Chief: Stephen Piatelli President: Howard Flower Vice President: Vacant Assistant Secretary: Vacant Treasurer: Valerie Combs Assistant Treasure: Vacant Secretary: Vacant Assistant Secretary: Vacant Board of Directors: Drew Caudill, Fred Conway, Patricia Deamond, Howard Ewing, Roger Mason, and David Penhollow Election Board: David Gatchell Solicitor: Douglas Cain



Career ALS Supervisor

Thursday, February 1, 2018  Career ALS Supervisor

The North East Fire Company Inc. is looking for a highly motivated and flexible Career Supervisor to manage our department’s Career EMS System. Applicant(s) must be 25 years of age and have a minimum of 5 years hands on experience as a certified ALS provider. Applicant(s) must have a minimum of 3 years administrative and supervisory skills. Applicant(s) will work a 40 hour work week with benefits. Applicant(s) must have current ALS State of Maryland Certification, Haz-Mat Ops level certification, current Emergency Vehicle Operator’s Course, NIMS, 100, 200, 700, and 800. Blood borne Pathogens, ALS-ACLS. Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in the EMS Field. QA/QI required. Please contact North East Fire Company Inc. and/or stop by to fill out an application. 



NEFC Golf Tournament

Wednesday, June 22, 2016   NEFC inaugural golf tournament 9/9/16
For Golfer & Sponsor information & sign-up 
Call Fire House 410.287.8222 or email
Also, tournament directors
443.309.4817 Drew Caudill
David Nutter 443.309.0674



Spaghetti Dinner

Friday, May 20, 2016   



Upper Chesapeake Ballroom Meeting Your Way




Tanker & Engine Assist to 303 Box

Monday, March 28, 2016 0319 hrs North East Fire Company was dispatched for an engine and tanker to assist Singerly Fire Company on a structure fire. Chief 3 arrived advising heavy fire through the roof and requesting a tanker task force. Tanker 4 assisted with shuttling water to the scene and its crew assisted with fire attack and puling celling. Engine 413 was assigned to the hydrant to assist with filling the tankers. Ambulance 492 was also on the scene as rehab due to transferring to Singerly while they had units transporting multiple patient to John Hopkins from a previous incident. Units cleared from the scene around 0600 hrs.



Annual Elections

Monday, February 1, 2016   

Congratulations to the following on being elected into their respective positions for 2016:

Fire Chief: Howard Ewing

Vice President: Howard Flower

Secretary: Kathy Scott

Assistant Secretary: Terri Hamilton

Solicitor: Doug Cain

Board of Directors: Patricia Deamond, Roger Mason, Michael Miller, Drew Caudill, Monica Penhollow, and Andrew Rapczak

Election Board: Charles Gatchell



James F. Penhollow 1931-2016

Thursday, January 14, 2016   


It is with deepest regret the North East Fire Company, Inc. announces the passing of our brother James F. Penhollow.


On Thursday, January 14th 2016 in North East, Md surrounded by his family Mr. Penhollow passed away peacefully at the age 84 years old. Born in New London, Ct, on December 31st 1931, he was the son of the late William H. & Jane C. (Sylvia) Penhollow.


Mr. Penhollow retired from the Cecil County Government as a road Superintendent in the 2nd district. Greggo & Ferrara Construction, James Julian Construction and Maryland Forest Service previously employed Mr. Penhollow. In addition Mr. Penhollow was one of the original 911 dispatchers for Cecil County, Md. Mr. Penhollow was a life member of the North East Fire Company, holding positions of Chief, Assistant Chief, Captain, Lieutenant, Board of Director and Chairman of VLOSAP for 30 years. Mr. Penhollow was very passionate about the annual fire company carnival as he ran the fire company pizza stand for over 30 years. Mr. Penhollow was a member of the Harford-Cecil Fireman’s Association, inducted into their Hall of Fame; Cecil County Fireman’s Association previously serving as President and Vice President. Mr. Penhollow also served as a Town of North East Board Member, North East Police Dept. Commissioner, and was a member of the Eder-George Post 85 29th Division Association of the Maryland National Guard.


In addition to his parents Mr. Penhollow was preceded in death by his wife Geraldine R. Penhollow and Son, Dwain M Penhollow. Mr. Penhollow is survived by one son, David “Mike” Penhollow (Wendy) of North East, Md; one daughter, Monica A Penhollow (Doc) of North East, Md; only Grand Daughter Maggie Penhollow of North East, Md; one sister: Judy Guy of North East, Md and one brother, Allen Penhollow of Darlington, Md as well as several nieces and nephews.



Friends may call Sunday, January 17th 2016 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, Md 21901


Funeral service will be held Monday, January 18th 2016, 11:00 am at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, MD 21901. 


Interment will follow in North East Methodist Cemetery, North East, Md.


In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to North East Fire Company, Inc. c/o Crouch Funeral Home, or Eder-George Post 85 29th Division Association of the National Guard c/o Crouch Funeral Home.



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