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Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue
Fire Inspector

Job Summary:

The Fire Inspector performs plan review, code analysis and inspection duties to ensure compliance with fire and safety codes for commercial and multi-family residential structures within the Town. It reports to the Fire Marshal and interacts with Town management and personnel, property owners, area businesses, homeowners, contractors, engineers, builders, other related professionals, and the general public.

Pay and Benefits:

Hiring range for this position is $45,869 – $58,483.

In addition to competitive base pay, we currently offer comprehensive benefits package that includes health, vision, dental and life insurance, short and long-term disability, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, a healthcare reimbursement arrangement and a defined benefit retirement plan (South Carolina Police Officers’ Retirement System).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Fire Science or related
  • 6 years of experience as a Firefighter, Senior Firefighter or FAO
  • Certified IFSAC/ProBoard Firefighter 1 & 2
  • Certification as Fire Inspector I (ICC/SBCCI) or (NFPA)
  • Certification as a Fire Plans Examiner (ICC, NFA or NFPA) within 6 months of hire
  • Certification as SC State Fire Marshal within 6 months of hire
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Training equivalent to HazMat Operations in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120

Apply online at www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov.  Application deadline is 8/25/17.

Angie Stone, SPHR, CCP/CBP
Senior Human Resources Administrator
Town of Hilton Head Island
Phone: (843) 341-4622
Fax: (843) 341-3974

Email: angies@hiltonheadislandsc.gov

Orangeburg County Fire District
Deputy Fire Marshal

General Statement of Job

Supports the Director of Fire Services with regard to coordination of fire inspections, fire investigations, fire and life safety education and other related duties. Reports to the director of fire services by performing the following duties.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Performs duties as a deputy Fire Marshal for Orangeburg County Fire District concerning fire and life safety codes and standards.
Maintains the district library of building and fire codes and standards, NFPA, IBC, IFC, and other related fire related education materials and information.
Coordinates with the County Building Official on all NEW building construction plans. Reviews all new construction documents to ensure compliance with applicable Fire Codes.
Coordinate witness and/ or acceptance testing of all new construction fire systems.
Provides assistance to local fire departments in building code Fire and Life Safety issues.
Preform duties as the fire district Fire and Life Safety Educator concerning public fire and life safety education, fire drills, evacuation plans, etc.
Assists local fire department with fire cause and origin.
Supports the Orangeburg County Sherriff’s, local law enforcement and SLED on all suspicious fires. Performs/ coordinates fire investigations as to cause and origin in all fire death incidents with in the district. Coordinates with other local, state and federal agencies related to fire deaths. Provides reports as to findings on all investigations.
Preforms duties as Interior Structural firefighter, patient care to basic first aid. Functions in ICS system related to large-scale emergency incidents and other events involving fire departments. Coordinates large-scale events with appropriate agencies.
Provides support to the Emergency Operations Center ESF-04.
Preform other related duties as required. 

Minimum Education and Training

Requires two (2) years of technical school/ two-year College or the equivalent of five years fire service experience and training.  

Minimum Qualifications and Standards Required 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Skills:

IFSAC Firefighter I or equivalent
IFSAC Fire Instructor I or equivalent
Current CPR/ AED First Aid or Greater
Must possess a valid South Carolina Class E Driver’s License
Fire Marshal Certification through the SC Fire Academy or equivalent
Registration with the State Fire Marshal’s Office as a South Carolina Firefighter
Certification in ICS, NIMS ICS and/ or NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and I-800 National Incident Management System through FEMA or equivalent.

Education/Training to be obtained in one Year:

Fire and Life Safety Educator
ICC Fire Inspector I or equivalent
IFSAC Fire Officer I or equivalent
IFSAC Firefighter II or equivalent
Basic Arson Investigation Course
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
CDL driver’s license – Minimum Class B
Other classes/certification as necessary

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Supervisory Functions:

Manages teams of firefighters in large-scale incidents. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

EOE Disclaimer: The County of Orangeburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national orgin, or disability.

Bluffton Township Fire District
Assistant Training Officer

 

Applications must be received by August 28, 2017.

Bluffton Township Fire District is seeking an experienced fire and emergency medical services professional to join our team as an Assistant Training Officer.

The Assistant Training Officer works under the direction and supervision of the Battalion Chief of Training. This position creates, plans, organizes, evaluates and coordinates fire and emergency medical training and emergency medical training programs of the District, including the community CPR and community AED programs.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education
High School diploma or GED equivalent. Associate degree in Fire Science, Management, or related field preferred. Equivalent combinations of comparable training, education and experience to the above qualifications will be considered.

Experience
Must have at minimum eight (8) years firefighter experience in a fire department or government position with at minimum five (5) years of experience as a NREMT Paramedic with ALS emergency medical transport provider experience with progressively increasing responsibilities including at minimum two (2) years administrative or supervisory experience.

Required Certifications
• IFSAC Fire Officer II
• IFSAC Fire Instructor II
• National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians EMT-Paramedic
• American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor
• American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor
• American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor
• Prehospital Trauma Life Support Instructor (PHTLS)
• SCDHEC EMT Instructor Certification, or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.
• EMS Program Manager (NFA), or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.

Salary Range $57,783.08 – $92,227.30

Complete Position Description:

Please review the complete position description HERE.

About Bluffton Township Fire District:

The Bluffton Township Fire District is located in Beaufort County, the southernmost coastal county in South Carolina.

BTFD is a traditional organization that provides fire protection, emergency medical services (EMS) and other emergency services. There are 8 fire stations, 3 with ALS Engine companies and 5 with BLS Engine companies. The District also has one dedicated Truck Company and Battalion Chief.

The department responds to a wide variety of incidents each year, with approximately 75% being medical related responses. To meet this need, we require all personnel to be trained to a minimum level of National Registry Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) within their first year of employment.

We encourage the hiring and development of a high functioning and diverse workforce to meet the needs of our citizens and visitors. We can offer a meaningful career, competitive salary and benefits and an abundance of learning and promotional opportunities to the right men and women who wish to proudly serve the Bluffton Township Fire District community.

How to Apply:

We’re looking for evidence that you have the skills, experience, and abilities indicated in this announcement.

If you do, please send us the following:

  1. Completed BTFD Employment Application
    (Please Note: We recommend saving to your hard drive first. Then open the Acrobat Reader program, click on file/open and locate the form saved on your computer hard drive. Then fill out the form in Acrobat Reader independently from your browser or your Internet connection.);
  2. A cover letter; and
  3. Your resume.

Via Mail:
Bluffton Township Fire District
Attn: Personnel Division
357 Fording Island Road
Okatie, SC 29909

Via email:
employment@blufftonfd.com
with Subject Line: Assistant Training Officer

If you have any questions related to this position please contact Captain Pete Reid at 843-757-2800.

Bluffton Township Fire District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bluffton Township Fire District complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

NO POLICY OR PROVISION IN THIS WEBSITE, EMPLOYEE MANUAL, OR MARKETING MATERIAL IS INTENDED TO CREATE A CONTRACT BINDING THE EMPLOYEE OR THE EMPLOYER TO AN AGREEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT FOR A SPECIFIC PERIOD OF TIME. A WORKER’S EMPLOYMENT CAN BE TERMINATED BY EITHER THE EMPLOYEE OR THE EMPLOYER AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE. NO REPRESENTATIVE OR AGENT OF THE EMPLOYER, CAN AUTHORIZE OR SIGN AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT CONTRARY TO THE ABOVE TERMS OR OTHERWISE MAKE ANY BINDING OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT OR ASSOCIATED BENEFITS OR RIGHTS FOR A SPECIFIC TERM.

Hardeeville Fire Department
Firefighter

Hardeeville Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Firefighter. 

This application period will be open until 8/23/17 at 5pm, or until filled. The testing process will be the week of 8/28/17. The testing will consist of a written test, physical ability test and a panel interview. Exact dates will be given to you when your application is received.

 Minimum qualifications:

Current EMT-BasicIFSAC/Pro-Board Firefighter 1
Preferred qualifications:IFSAC/Pro-Board Firefighter 2Class “E” SC Driver’s License
All applicants must meet the following standards:

  • Must be 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, and a valid driver’s license with no suspensions in the last 3 years
  • Out of state applicants MUST submit a 10 year driving record with their application

Applications can be obtained from Hardeeville Fire Department or www.cityofhardeeville.com/?page_id=1484

Applications must be filled out completely and submitted to:

City of Hardeeville
Attn: Assistant Chief
PO Box 609
Hardeeville, SC 29927

(843)784-7500
(843) 784-6384 (fax)

The City of Hardeeville is an equal opportunity employer

Hardeville Fire Department
Fire Engineer

Hardeeville Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Engineer (Driver/Operator).

 This application period will be open until 8/23/17 at 5pm. or until filled.

There will be a physical ability test, written test and practical evolution as part of the process. Testing dates will be the week of 8/28/17.

Minimum qualifications:

  • IFSAC or Pro-Board Firefighter II
  • EVDT or equivalent
  • NIMS: 100, 200, 700, 800
  • SCFA Pump Ops 1 or equivalent
  • Valid Class ‘E” driver’s license or equivalent
  • Basic Aerial Ops or equivalent
  • EMT-Basic

Preferred qualifications:

  • IFSAC or Pro-Board Driver/Operator Certified
  • Two years as a full-time firefighter

All applicants must meet the following standards:

  • Must be 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, and a valid driver’s license with no suspensions in the last 3 years
  • Submit to employer’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.
  • Out of state applicants MUST submit a 10 year driving record with their application

Applications can be obtained from Hardeeville Fire Department or www.cityofhardeeville.com/?page_id=1484

*Applications that are not filled out completely, will not be considered*

Applications must be submitted to:

City of Hardeeville
Attn: Assistant Chief
P.O. Box 609
Hardeeville, SC 29927

The City of Hardeeville is an equal opportunity employer.

Firefighter
Lake Cunningham Fire Department

The Lake Cunningham Fire Department in Greer, South Carolina is taking applications for the position of Firefighter

Applicants can apply in person at our H.Q. station @ 2802 N.McElhaney Rd Greer, SC, 29651.   To learn more about our department or to print an application, go to www.lcfd.us.

Job Description

While not all inclusive, the Firefighter responds to fire alarms, medical emergencies, hazardous materials incidents, rescue and other calls to protect life and property while constantly exercising all hazards risk reduction.  Firefighters also regularly participate in various fire, medical, and rescue training.  The Firefighter properly maintains the station and the department’s firefighting, medical, and rescue apparatus and equipment.

Job Requirements

Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED and Fire Fighter II certificate from IFSAC or Pro Board. Two years of firefighting experience is desirable.  Additional preference will be given for EMT certification.  A valid driver’s license with a favorable driving record is required. Applicant must be able to obtain a class B commercial driver’s license within twelve months from the date of hire, training will be provided.   Applicants must be able to attend post-employment education as required by the department’s SOPs. Please provide a copy of a 10 year driving record and copies of certifications or a transcript of certifications, and a copy of HS diploma /GED with application.  Resumes are accepted, however not in lieu of the application and other required documentation.

Applicant Process

Applicants are required to meet minimum qualifications and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience in reference to the position for which they apply before an application may be given consideration.  Applicants will be subject to a background investigation and Firefighter Registration through the South Carolina Fire Marshal’s Office per provisions of Title 40, Chapter 80, of the South Carolina Code of Laws.  Applicants must be 18 years of age.  Applicants are required to meet minimum standards set by the department to include a written exam, physical agility testing, and interview.

Benefit package includes:

Employer paid full family medical insurance coverage includes health/denial/eye care, S.C. PORS retirement,  life insurance, paid vacations and sick leave.  Additional benefits are available through payroll deduction at the employee’s expense.

Salary Range:

27,100 – 30,000 depending on training and years in fire service

LAKE CUNNINGHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; WE ADHERE TO A POLICY OF MAKING EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS WITHOUT REGARD TO COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR AGE. WE ASSURE YOU, THE APPLICANT, THAT YOUR OPPORTUNITY FOR EMPLOYMENT DEPENDS SOLEY ON YOUR QUALIFICATIONS.

Applications with appropriate documentation will be accepted until the positions are filled.

City of West Columbia Fire Department
Firefighter

The City of West Columbia has an immediate opening for the position of Firefighter I. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a company officer or senior fire station personnel. This position engages directly in firefighting, rescue, fire prevention, equipment operation and maintenance, fire station maintenance, community service, training activities or EMS functions in Fire Suppression; does related work as required. Salary: $31,157.72 or Higher DOQ.

Position Closes August 11, 2017 AT 5 PM

Excellent benefits package includes:
• 13 Paid City Holidays
• State Retirement System
• SC Deferred Compensation Plan
• Employees’ Health & Basic Dental Premiums Paid by the City of West Columbia
• Merit Raises & Cost of Living Increases as budgeted

Minimum Education and Experience: Graduation from high school/college or possess a GED, supplemented by a minimum of one (1) year experience as a municipal firefighter.

Additional Requirements: Candidates must possess a valid drivers’ license issued by the state of South Carolina within (90) days of employment, pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen. Firefighter I candidates must possess minimum of NFPA Firefighter I. In addition, candidates must possess one of the following: First Aid, BLS, Emergency Medical First Responder, National Registry Emergency Medical Technician, or National Registry Paramedic certification or equivalent.

Applications are available at https://westcolumbiasc.gov/employment/. Applications also can be obtained in person at the Customer Service area in West Columbia City Hall, located at 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia, SC 29169. Applications may be submitted via e-mail: wcfd@westcolumbiasc.gov or via postal mail: P.O. Box 4044, West Columbia, SC 29171, Attention: Marquis Solomon, Deputy Chief. (Please Note, Submitted Application Must Possess an Inked Signature)

The city of West Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Rock Hill Fire Department
MEDICAL TRAINING ADMINISTRATOR – FIRE
SALARY: $63,918 – $92,518 Per Year

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

An Associate’s Degree or specialized courses/training equivalent to completion of two years of college in paramedic and/or related field.  A minimum of two years of responsible experience and training in developing and implementing medical programs or closely related field is required. The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

A valid driver’s license is required. 

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

National Registry Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic
Instructorship including, but not limited to:
ACLS Instructor Certification
PALS Instructor
PHTLS Instructor
CPR/First Responder/BLS Instructor
Other related instructor courses 

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of modern medical training methods and administration.
  • Considerable ability to plan, coordinate, and implement an effective medical service training program.
  • Skill in the use of computers and other technology to produce effective training programs.
  • Ability to develop medical programs to meet OSHA, DHEC & other training requirements.
  • Ability to prepare a variety of documents inclusive of tests, practical exams, training materials, training records, reports, schedules, memos, and correspondence.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly, orally and in writing; ability to follow written and oral instructions quickly and correctly.
  • Ability to perform work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers. Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.  Priority consideration may be given to qualified persons currently employed by the City of Rock Hill who submit their application to the Human Resources Department.

 The City of Rock Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M-F-D-V 2717 July

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Serves the department as Medical Training Officer; plans, develops, and conducts training programs: Recruit Training, Certification Training, and Specialized Medical Training.
  • Develops lesson plans, training manuals and study guides; oversees training program evaluations and participant testing. Coordinates local and State training resources and equipment.
  • Maintains and coordinates department’s medical training records; coordinates with National Registry & South Carolina DHEC to ensure all required training hours are in compliance & standards are met annually.
  • Serves the department as Quality Assurance Officer; oversees the department’s medical reporting program and conducts required Q&A for medical reports. Submits administrative reports and tracks departmental demographics.
  • Serves the department as liaison with the South Carolina DHEC; coordinates local and regional training to ensure all minimum requirements are met for personnel to obtain recertification hours and modern medical training.
  • Supervises the testing and maintenance of Fire Department medical equipment; makes recommendations and prepares specifications for the procurement of medical equipment.
  • Attends trainings, conferences, seminars and meetings to update knowledge and maintain required Medical Instructor certifications. Maintains National Registry Paramedic certification.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Myrtle Beach Fire Department
FIREFIGHTER 

Performs routine protective service work assisting in firefighting, rescue, EMS and fire prevention activities.  This position requires a high school graduation or equivalent, be at least 18 years old and meet all departmental pre-employment standards and possess a valid driver’s license with ability to obtain a South Carolina Driver License within 60 days. Myrtle Beach Fire Department conducts all hiring correspondence through e-mail. Please be certain that your email address is clearly placed on the application to ensure the department’s ability to communicate effectively all hiring correspondence. RESUMES accepted only with completed application. Starting Salary:  $34,514/year, plus benefits, $37,976 after first year; Paramedic FF-Trainee-$37,976/year, plus benefits, $43,167 after first year. 

 Apply at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com or download the Standard Application & drop off to the Human Resources Department located in the City Services Building at 921-A Oak St or mail to P.O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578.  For additional information please call 843-918-1121. EEO/H

 Deadline:  July 31, 2017 @ 5p.m.

Horry County Fire Rescue
Firefighter

Posted: 7/10/2017
Close Date: 7/30/2017 5:00 PM
Salary Range: $34,456
Type: Full Time

General Job Description

Under general supervision and the direction of the Chief of Fire Rescue, respond to emergency or medical emergency and non-emergency incidents promptly and actively carries out the tasks required to perform emergency operations and functions. Tasks include but are not limited to firefighting, rescue operations, medical care, and hazardous materials mitigation. Must work in all weather conditions, work 24-hour shifts, and willing to work overtime. Applicants are being considered for an entry level position of Firefighter/ Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). If hired and no current certification are held, employees will be put through the Fire Academy and National Registry or South Carolina Emergency Medical Technician certification course to become Firefighter II/EMT certified within one (1) calendar year from the date of hire. Under general supervision, the successful candidate will be expected to carry out the tasks required to perform the functions associated with emergency operations. Tasks include, but are not limited to: emergency medical technician (provide pre-hospital care to the level of EMT-Basic), firefighting (entering an immediately dangerous to life or health atmosphere, wearing a full-face respirator, working in extreme environmental conditions, wearing heavy and bulky personal protective equipment, engaging in rigorous physical activity, using specialized tools and equipment), technical rescue operations, and dealing with hazardous materials incidents. Other tasks involve public interaction while assisting in fire prevention & fire education activities, routine station & equipment maintenance and house-keeping duties. Candidates will be expected to work well in a team-oriented atmosphere, be able to receive, understand and carry out orders (both verbal & written), communicate well, project a professional image, maintain a physical fitness level commensurate to the requirements of the job, possess good interpersonal relationship skills and maintain their composure in emergency situations.

Duties for this Position

  • Respond in an E-911 Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services system to emergency and non-emergency calls for service.
  • Determine and provide basic and/or advanced emergency medical treatment as necessary according to established protocols using appropriate medical equipment and supplies.
  • Perform fire suppression duties including laying and connecting hoses; hold and direct a variety of suppression, and operate chemical fire extinguishers, raise and climb ground ladders.
  • Make forcible entry into buildings, search and rescue, and control traffic around emergency sites as necessary.
  • Secure fire sites from rekindles through proper salvage and overhaul techniques.
  • Assist Fire Investigators in investigating fire cause and origin, debris removal and preservation of evidence.
  • Ventilate buildings and conduct overhaul, salvage and cleanup operations at site.
  • Operate a variety of emergency rescue tools and equipment to extricate victims from vehicles, confined spaces, trenches, collapsed buildings, or similar situations.
  • Respond to hazardous material incidents; identify the material, determine proper procedures, and mitigate the situation.
  • Participate in training activities and drills related to firefighting techniques, emergency medical care, and proper use of apparatus, equipment, and tools; maintain current knowledge of firefighting and medical response techniques and department rules and regulations.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment, apparatus/vehicles, and facilities.
  • Complies with all county/department policies and procedures.
  • Completes records, reports and forms as required by the department and/or local, state, and Federal regulations.
  • Performs fire prevention and both fire and medical education activities.
  • Drives and operates emergency apparatus/vehicles.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Reports directly to assigned supervisor.

Position Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) is required
  • Must have a valid South Carolina driver’s license
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must pass pre-employment written examination and job performance agility test (JRAT). Must pass required pre-employment physical & background check
  • *Position Preferences* Possession of a Firefighter I Certificate issued by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualification (Pro Board) accredited agency
  • Possession of a Firefighter II Certificate issued by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualification (Pro Board) accredited agency
  • Possession of a current and valid National Registry or South Carolina Emergency Medical Technician certification (the certification must be good for at least 12 months at time of hire or show proof of continuing education hours to recertify)
  • OR Possession of a current and valid South Carolina Paramedic certificate, or current National Registry Paramedic certification (the certification must be good for at least 12 months at time of hire or show proof of continuing education hours to recertify)
  • Associates Degree or higher education
  • Must be able to pass the required pre-employment physical and background check.

Lexington County Fire
Firefighter Recruit

Position Title: Firefighter Recruit (Mutiple Vacancies)
Grade: 108
Position #: 022211
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $32,754- $34,478
Minimum Requirements:
Minimum Education – Must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED.
Minimum Qualification – n/a
Description:
Under general supervision responds to fire and emergency calls. Provides a wide variety of duties related to fire suppression in order to ensure public safety and welfare. Exercises judgement and safety in all fire and rescues related activities. Works under stressful, high risk conditions. Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to obtain a South Carolina Class E Driver’s License or CDL with proper endorsements.
Applicants will be required to successfully complete the following: Departmental Physical Agility Test, Ergometrics Entry Level testing for teamwork, human relations, mechanical aptitude, reading ability, and basic math skills; an oral interview board, and the departmental sixteen week Recruit Firefighter Program consisting of the following courses:
NFPA Firefighter I
Hazardous Materials
Auto Extrication
NFPA Firefighter II
Rescuing the Rescuer/ Rapid Intervention Crew
Emergency Medical First Responder (National Registry Required)

Clemson University Fire and EMS
Fire Safety Officer I – Paramedic

JOB SUMMARY:

The Fire Safety Officer I – Paramedic (NFPA Firefighter II) protects life and property by providing Fire & Emergency

Services response in support of the department mission. May serve as a resource leader or incident commander until relieved.

JOB DUTIES:

50%: Emergency Response: Perform Fire and Emergency Services response operations duties as a firefighter, medical technician, fire safety educator and hazardous material & rescue technician;

Develop and maintain cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills proficiency through application,

Professional development, knowledge of department Standard Operating Guidelines & applicable

Regulations, training and physical fitness. Assist with training and supervision of subordinates.

35%: Administrative: Assist with Delivery of Department Training and Fire safety prevention initiatives, Maintains compliance with required OSHA Programs: Fire Brigade Clearance, Respiratory

Protection, Exposure Control Program, Maintains EMS certification and medical control

Sponsorship as required. Conducts Occupancy Pre-incident Planning Program.

15%: Supervisory: Implements working knowledge of NIMS-ICS as a resource leader or team member; May serve as Initial Incident Commander until relieved as required. Supervises subordinate medical personnel.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A high school diploma and experience in fire-fighting equipment maintenance, fire prevention or firefighting.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

-Stand for prolonged period
– Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
– Walk or move about
– Use hands or feet to operate, handle machinery equipment,
– Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
– Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
– Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
– Recognize or inspect visually
– Move, transport, raise or lower
– Extends hands or arms in any direction
– Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors
– Perceive, observe, clarity of vision

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

– Exposure to heat or cold
– Exposure to dust/fumes
– Wet or humid
– Noise
– Vibration
– Mechanical Hazards
– Chemical hazards
– Electrical hazards
– Radiant energy hazards
– Burn hazards
– Exposure to bio-hazards (i.e. blood, bodily fluids)

WORK SCHEDULE AND PAY:

Standard Hrs. 53; Band: 03 ($22,182.00 – $ 38,153.00)

City of Goose Creek Fire Department
Firefighter- Paramedic

IF A CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS MADE, APPLICANT(S) MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND SCREENING, PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST AND PHYSICAL (IF REQUIRED BY THE POSITION). ADDITIONAL TESTING IS REQUIRED FOR SPECIFIED POSITIONS AND POLICE DEPARTMENT APPLICANTS. 

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PRINT AND COMPLETE THE ATTACHED DOCUMENTS.  FORWARD TO:
CITY OF GOOSE CREEK, ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES, P. O. DRAWER 1768, GOOSE CREEK, SC 29445 OR humanresources@cityofgoosecreek.com

RESUMES ARE ENCOURAGED BUT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.  

COPIES OF PARAMEDIC AND FIREFIGHTING CERTIFICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

JOB TITLE: Firefighter/Paramedic (Application)  (Applicant Data Form)

DEPARTMENT: Fire

JOB SUMMARY: Position responsible for performing fire suppression, providing advanced patient care and managing various medical incidents.

SAFETY: Employee responsible for adhering to all safety procedures and regulations established by the Department, the City and all State and Federal organizations. Any safety concern should be reported to a supervisor immediately.

MAJOR DUTIES:

• Provides leadership during medical/trauma calls by controlling the scene, directing EMT’s and making transport decisions.
• Mitigates emergency situations dealing with fires, hazardous materials, rescues and emergency medical incidents and resolves non-emergency incidents.
• Maintains equipment on medic unit, to include pre-hospital drugs. Ensures all ACLS medication is on board and expiration dates have been checked.
• Conducts daily check-offs of all apparatus. Reports any faulty equipment.
• Ensures that the station is kept in an orderly fashion and that station apparatus and equipment are properly checked and kept in good working orders.
• Updates fire pre-plans and creates and updates maps for all City departments and other outside municipal aid departments.
• Gives instruction to the general public regarding Fire Prevention and safety.
• Attends training to include, driving, rescue tool uses and other training to keep informed about new techniques.
• Assists with community projects and events.
• Performs fire hydrant updates twice a year. Conducts flushing and hose testing yearly.
• Maintains cleanliness of station.
• Provides yard maintenance at the station.
• Completes reports on EMS and fire calls, training, hydrant and hose tests.
• May teach CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS).
• Serves as back up to co-workers.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

• Ability to make quick and precise decisions.
• Ability to perform rescue of individuals trapped in vehicles using the Jaws of Life extrication equipment.
• Ability to operate Cascade Air filling system, pump operations, gas and battery powered saws, aerial ladders, SCBA, Gas monitoring devices, torches, AED, intubation equipment, backboards, splints, C-spine equipment and light tower.
• Ability to conduct life saving procedures, incident stabilization and property conservation at all incidents.
• Ability to operate fire apparatus, fire pumps, hoses, nozzles, hand tools, gas powered tools, ladders, fans, extrication equipment, ropes, rigging equipment, gas monitors lighting, medical equipment and computers.
• Knowledge of the geographic layout of the City.
• Ability to pass an annual physical and obtain OSHA required fire brigade clearance.
• Ability to use computers and various software programs, to include Word and Excel.
• Ability to work under pressure, to include dangerous situations.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions, requiring employee to use judgment. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and accuracy, and may verify final results. Employee required to use judgment.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include the Standard Operating Procedures, training manuals, applicable state and federal guidelines and City policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but may require some interpretation.

COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied fire suppression and advanced patient care. The need to respond to emergency and life-threatening situations contributes to the complexity of the position.

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to provide fire suppression and ACLS patient care for the citizens in the City. Successful performance ensures the safety of life and property in the City.

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, law enforcement, other emergency personnel, hospital personnel and the general public.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to provide services, and to motivate or influence persons.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in the field during emergency situations. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, inclement weather conditions, fire, heat and toxic gases. The work requires the use of protective devices, such as masks, goggles or gloves.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: Supervision of EMT’s in the field.

Qualifications

• High School diploma or equivalent. • Minimum three years experience in Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services.

Special Requirements

• Must be a South Carolina State or nationally registered paramedic. • Firefighter I Certification required. Firefighter II Certification preferred. • A valid SC Class E Driver’s License required.

Miscellaneous Information

• A ten year driving history record must be included with your application. PLEASE INCLUDE COPIES OF CERTIFICATIONS.

Croft Fire Department
Part Time Firefighter

Croft Fire Department located in Spartanburg County SC.

The Croft Fire Department, located in Spartanburg County currently responds to emergency calls within our response area as well as an auto aid partner to the City of Spartanburg and several other county departments. As a Croft Part Time Firefighter you will be assigned to Ladder 10 which is manned with a four man crew. You will receive extensive training in Ladder Company operations by top level instructors.

Part Time Firefighter with possibility of becoming Full-time
Pay schedule between $10.00-$13.00/hr.

Duties;

Responds to all types of fires and other emergencies; extinguishes fires and performs related life and property protection.
Participates in training and physical fitness activities.
Ensures the proper condition, maintenance, and appearance of Firehouse, apparatus and equipment; prepares apparatus for immediate response.
Assists in completing and maintaining records related to tools, incidents, and/or other related items.
Drives emergency vehicles and operates related apparatus in order to respond to emergency calls and scenes.
Participates in the daily functions of the fire station, which may include: housekeeping, cooking, and/or performing other related duties.
Participates in fire department programs, such as pre-fire planning and fire hydrant checks.
Participates in and/or facilitates training sessions to the public on fire related topics.
Performs other duties such as;

  • Ability to make quick and precise decisions.
  • Ability to perform rescue of individuals trapped in vehicles using the extrication equipment.
  • Ability to operate Cascade Air filling system, pump operations, gas and battery powered saws, aerial ladders, SCBA, Gas monitoring devices, torches, AED, backboards, C-spine equipment
  • Ability to conduct lifesaving procedures, incident stabilization and property conservation at all incidents.
  • Ability to operate fire apparatus, fire pumps, hoses, nozzles, hand tools, gas powered tools, ladders, fans, extrication equipment, ropes, rigging equipment, gas monitors lighting, medical equipment and computers.
  • Ability to pass an annual physical and obtain OSHA required fit test.
  • Ability to use computers and various software programs, to include Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to include dangerous situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Send Resume with contact information to Chief John Tew – Jtew@croftfire.org

Travelers Rest Fire Department
Firefighter

The Travelers Rest Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter. Applications can be picked up at City Hall (6711 State Park Rd.) or on the City’s website at www.travelersrestsc.com.

Application, resumes and verification of training can be mailed, faxed or emailed:

 

Mail to:                                                      Fax:                                      Email:

City of Travelers Rest                              864-834-2945                    gregtrfd@charter.net
6711 State Park Rd
Travelers Rest, SC 29690

Attn: Fire Department

Minimum Requirements:                                      Desirable Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age                                                   CPR and First Aid

High School Diploma or equivalent                             EVDT

Firefighter 1                                                                       CDL-B

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All candidates must be able to pass a SLED Background Check, Departmental Physical, Drug Test and a Physical Agility Test.

St. Johns Fire District
Firefighter NREMT

St. John’s Fire District is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/NREMT. Applicants must be at least 18 yrs of age, possess a High School Diploma or GED, and a valid driver’s license. All candidates will be required to successfully complete a written Aptitude Test, followed by a Job-Related Physical Agility Test and Skills Assessment Test. All Firefighter/NREMT applications shall possess NFPA Firefighter II, Haz-Mat Ops, and current First Responder and CPR certifications. Applicants with Paramedic accreditation are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with EMT or NREMT-P certification are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: July, 19, 2017 by 4:00PM

Position: Fire Inspector
Authorized Hiring Range: $36,813 to $41,600 / Year
Application Deadline: July 21, 2017

The primary role and essential duties of this position involves supporting the mission of the Fire Department through prevention and control of property destruction by fire, preservation of public order and protection of life and property through proactive community risk reduction, and the detection of fire related crimes.  The employee will be engaged in activities that maintain a safe environment for citizens, visitors, and firefighters through proactive enforcement of regulations and emergency response to ensure mitigation of emergencies.  The employee will be part of a team responsible for conducting origin/cause investigation and criminal fire investigations and pursuing fire code related infractions within the jurisdiction.  Respond to structure fires, large emergency events, terrorist events, storms or other emergency situations to assist with emergency operations.  On a scheduled rotation shall remain available to respond to emergency incidents 24 hours a day to engage in fire department operations to minimize the further destruction of property by fire or other hazards. Conducts assigned fire and life safety inspections of existing structures, inspections of new structures and modifications within existing structures, including construction features, automatic sprinklers and other fire protection systems, fire alarm systems, life safety features, hazardous materials and processes, to evaluate compliance with the Fire Code and related South Carolina construction codes for code compliance and assisting/coordinating inspections with fire department personnel.  Provides fire consultation services and fire prevention materials to business and the general public, including surveys, inspections, presentations, written materials and information. Reads and interprets building and fire protection plans. Qualified and trained employees may be assigned to conduct systematic reviews of fire and life safety plans and develops detailed plan review comments.  Prepares required reports. May require evenings, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.  Performs other duties as assigned.  Education and/or Experience:  Requires: Associates Degree in Fire Science, Fire Safety Engineering, or other fire science related degree, and 4-6 years of related experience as a firefighter, fire inspector, public fire safety educator, or similar or equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Minimum: Valid state issued driver’s license, Firefighter II (IFSAC/NFPA Curriculum or equivalent/similar), Emergency First Responder/CPR Certification, ICS 100, 200, and at least 80 hrs of demonstrated course work, training, or certifications in fire inspections, investigations, and/or public fire safety education. Preferred certifications of candidate or must be obtained within 6 months: Resident State Fire Marshal Certification, International Code Council (ICC) Level I Fire Inspector. Preferred certifications of candidate or must be obtained within 12 months: ICS 300, 400, IS 700 & 800, Hazardous Materials Operations, Basic fire investigation course or certification (16 hour minimum).  Preferred certifications of candidate or must be obtained within 2 years: Fire investigation course or training (32 hour minimum), Principles of Building Construction: Non Combustible & Combustible (or equivalent), and  Incident Safety Officer. 

Please visit our website for a complete list of requirements and to apply online: 

www.charleston-sc.gov/employment

Position: Firefighter Trainee
Application Deadline: July 28, 2017

City of Charleston
The Charleston Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Recruit Academy. The Firefighter Trainee is an entry-level fire suppression, prevention, and emergency response position for the CFD. Upon successful completion of the required CFD Recruit Academy 18 week training, personnel will progress into the position of a probationary firefighter. 

Please visit our website for more information and to apply online: 

www.charleston-sc.gov/employment


Bluffton Township Fire District
Recruit Firefighter

The Bluffton Township Fire District is currently accepting applications for the position of Recruit Firefighter. The past several years has seen major growth in not only the Fire District but also within our community. Due to this continuous growth, BTFD is anticipating hiring an additional 15 personnel in January 2018. This is to prepare for the construction of a 9th Station. Do not delay, now is the time to apply!! BTFD is committed to offering competitive salaries and benefit packages to all employees. BTFD offers an exciting career path of growth accompanied with a strong brother/sisterhood environment.

Application deadline is close of business on August 31, 2017.

For more information go to www.joinbtfd.com

Patriots Point Development Authority, USS Yorktown 

Status: Temporary/ Part-time position 

Pay rate: $12 /hr.  

Job Description: Patriots Point is seeking qualified Fire Safety officers to fill 2 temporary positions aboard the USS Yorktown. Firefighter 1 & 2 qualifications and first responder experience, EMT/EMR certification required, or equivalent. You must be able to work weekends and nights (12 hour shifts). Duties include (but not limited to) first responder to accidents/injuries to guests, employees, and campers. Incumbent will perform daily, monthly, and yearly life safety testing and inspections aboard vessel, provide safety briefings, conduct fire evacuation drills, and other duties as assigned by the superintendent.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 40lbs, climb vertical ladders and walk long distances in a single day.

To Apply: Please send an updated resume to:
Kerry D. Williamson:         kwilliamson@patriotspoint.org 

NO PHONE CALLS!!!

Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue
Deputy Fire Chief of Operations
Job Summary:The principal function of the Deputy Fire Chief of Operations is to prevent and control property destruction by fire and other hazards. When not involved in emergency response, an employee in this class manages the staff and functions of the Operations Division, serves as Second-In-Command of the Fire Rescue Department, performs a variety of executive policy, management, and budget functions and oversees emergency response, emergency medical services, professional development, and health and safety functions. This position reports to the Fire Chief and supervises the work of all employees in area of responsibility. In the absence of the Fire Chief, an employee in this class will assume command of all department operations and activities. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other Town employees, internal and external customers, and the general public.Pay and Benefits:Hiring range for this position is $78, 611 – $100,229.
Eligible for 2.5% HazMat Premium (if qualified).In addition to competitive base pay, we currently offer comprehensive benefits package that includes health, vision, dental and life insurance, short and long-term disability, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, a healthcare reimbursement arrangement and a defined benefit retirement plan (South Carolina Police Officers’ Retirement System).Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science or related field; and
  • Extensive line experience (minimum 10 years) to include at least 3 years as Battalion Chief or Assistant Chief; or
  • Any combination of education, experience, special qualifications and training that provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
  • Good physical health as determined by a medical examination;
  • Valid Driver’s License;
  • Health Care Provider CPR Certification;
  • IFSAC Firefighter I & II Certification;
  • Emergency Vehicle Driver Training;
  • Training equivalent to Haz Mat Operations in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120.

Apply online at www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov.  Application deadline is 7/7/17.

North Greenville Fire Department
Firefighter

North Greenville Fire Department is accepting Applications for Three Firefighters. The deadline for applications is July 15 2017. Minimum qualifications are as follows

1152 Basic Firefighter

First Aid & CPR
Class B CDL (one year to obtain from date of hire)

Prefer
Firefighter 2
Emergency Medical Responder

Applications may be picked up at the station or on the Website at www.northgreenvillefd.net

Please submit Applications to
Email   mainoffice@northgreenvillefd.net

Fax       864-834-4738

Headquarters
923 Tigerville Rd
Travelers Rest SC 29690

Only completed Applications will be considered for employment