Minimum Education – High School Diploma or GED.
Minimum Qualification – Must be at least 19 years old.
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 judgment and safety in all fire and rescue related activities. Works under stressful, high risk conditions. Qualified applicants must be at least 19 years old with a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to obtain a South Carolina Class E or CDL license with proper endorsement prior to beginning the SCFA 1210 Emergency Vehicle Driver Training Course. Personnel will be required to successfully complete the following: a physical agility test, WorkKeys skills assessment test, workplace attitude and behavior test, an oral interview board, and a sixteen week Recruit Firefighter Program consisting of the following certification courses:
SCFA 1153 NFPA Fire One, SCFA 2728 IFSTA Hazardous Materials Operations, SCFA 3330 Auto Extrication, SCFA 1154 NFPA Firefighter Two, SCFA 1210 Emergency Vehicle Driver Training, SCFA 1139-1140 Rescuing the Rescuer/Rapid Intervention Team, SCFA 2147 NIMS ICS, National Registry First Responder.