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Firefighter / EMT
General Job Description

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), fire fighting (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.
Duties for this Position

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.
Position Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or GED required. Must possess NFPA Fire Fighter I certification (Fire Fighter II preferred), South Carolina EMT and National Registry EMT, NFPA EVDT and NFPA Pumps 1. Applicants must provide a 5-year driving record and have or obtain a South Carolina driver’s license within 2 weeks of hire—or have a CDL.
Must be able to pass the required pre-employment physical and background check.
Firefighter Paramedic
General Job Description

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-Paramedic), fire fighting (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 & 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.
Duties for this Position

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.
Position Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or GED required. We will require a current, valid South Carolina Paramedic certificate, or current National Registry Paramedic certification. Personnel must possess a certificate to be good for at least 12 months at time of hire or must show enough training hours for recertification. No fire-fighting credentials are required.
Applicants must provide a 5-year driving record and have or obtain a South Carolina driver’s license within 2 weeks of hire or have a CDL.
Must be able to pass the required pre-employment physical and background check.