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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

Columbia Fire Department
FIREFIGHTER – FIRE 107

$33,336.00 – 41,670.00

JOB SUMMARY

This position responds to calls within jurisdiction for fire suppression, hazardous materials responses and rescue operations; provides crowd and traffic control at emergency scenes; provides medical assistance at the First Responder level as necessary, and performs related work as required. This class works accordingly to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is reviewed regularly by supervisor.  Follow link https://columbiasc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=377 to apply.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responds to emergency situations within the Columbia Fire Department’s jurisdiction to perform fire suppression, hazardous materials incident response and rescue duties;
  • Provides crowd and traffic control at emergency scenes; assists with salvage, overhaul, cleanup and evacuation activities as necessary;
  • Responds to a variety of emergency calls requiring medical treatment at the First Responder level, including administering CPR, removing victims from danger, administering First Aid, etc.;
  • Documents all fire and other emergency incidents and responses;
  • Participates in fire prevention and fire safety education activities;
  • Cleans and maintains fire apparatus, equipment, stations and grounds; tests and maintains fire hoses; maintains emergency response equipment in a constant state of readiness;
  • Performs special details as assigned;
  • Receives and responds to public inquiries, complaints and requests for assistance regarding areas of responsibility;
  • Attends training, seminars, and meetings to remain knowledgeable of modern fire suppression and prevention methods; maintains required certifications;
  • Performs general clerical work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and records, copying and filing documents, entering and retrieving computer data, attending meetings, answering the telephone, etc.;
  • Remains available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, for emergency response; and
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • High school diploma or GED;
  • No prior experience;
  • First Responder Certification;
  • Valid South Carolina Class “D” Driver’s License.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must successfully complete Columbia Fire Department Recruit School.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work is considered heavy in nature and involves walking, standing, climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, crawling, kneeling, reaching, and lifting, pushing or raising objects, exerting between 50 and 75 pounds of force on a recurring basis and over 100 pounds of force on a frequent basis.

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. Upon successful completion of the written, physical and skills tests, Firefighter candidates will be selected to interview with an interview panel. All Firefighter/NREMT applications shall possess NFPA Firefighter II, Haz-Mat Ops, and currentFirst 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. As a condition of employment, all Firefighters will be required to obtain the Emergency Medical Technician–Basic certification within one (1) year of being assigned to a shift if they have not already done so upon acceptance of employment. Competitive pay and excellent benefits offered.Applications may be obtained at 1148 Main Road Johns Island, SC 29455, online at
WWW.STJFD.ORG or by calling 843-559-9194. EOE. Hourly Rate:$12.07/hour (FF II Certified without EMT certification) $12.67/hour (FF II Certified with EMT certification)
 

St. John’s Fire District
FIREFIGHTER RECRUITS
St. John’s Fire District is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter Recruit. 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.
Upon successful completion of both the written
and physical tests, Firefighter Recruit candidates
will be selected to interview with an interview panel.
Applicants with Paramedic accreditation are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with EMT or
NREMT-P certification are strongly encouraged to apply.As a condition of employment, all Firefighters and Firefighter Recruits will be required to obtainthe Emergency Medical Technician
Basic certification within one (1) year of being assigned to a shift if they have not already done so upon acceptance of employment. Competitive pay and excellent benefits offered. Applications may be obtained at 1148 Main Road Johns Island, SC 29455, online at WWW.STJFD.ORG or by calling 843-559-9194. EOE. Hourly Rate:$10.94/hour (FF Recruit) $12.07/hour (FF II Certified without EMT certification)$12.67/hour (FF II Certified with EMT certification)

 

City of Goose Creek Fire DepartmentCity of Goose Creek Fire Department
(1) Firefighter- EMT

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.