Firefighter - Fire (Entry Level)

South Carolina, USA Req #54
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

JOB SUMMARY

The Firefighter performs routine and specialized duties associated with emergency response, and public relations/education events to protect lives and property in the Town of Mount Pleasant. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:      

  • Participates at fire scenes including the laying of hose; ventilating buildings, raising ladders, firefighting, salvage, overhaul, administering first aid and rescuing persons at a fire or other emergency scenes.
  • Participates in fire-related emergency situations including driving and operating fire apparatus, pumps, equipment, entry, suppression and rescue.
  • Assists in maintaining equipment and apparatus in proper working condition.
  • Conducts daily inspection of department’s firefighting equipment and apparatus and ensures that equipment and apparatus is in place and ready for use.
  • Performs emergency medical care to ill or injured persons at emergency scenes.
  • Participates in fire prevention and community service programs such as Operation S.A.F.E., smoke detector installations, and pre fire planning.
  • Provides suppression to fires in neighboring communities when required.
  • Participates in department training courses to learn firefighting theory and practice, first responder and CPR emergency medical care and the handling of hazardous materials and explosives.
  • Performs emergency driving role including the driving of an ambulance when needed.
  • Performs other related assigned duties.

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • High School Diploma – No previous firefighter experience necessary.
  • Out of state employees must obtain a valid South Carolina Driver’s License as required by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV);
  • Must successfully complete the annual medical physical .
  • Must successfully complete the annual Physical Agility Test (PAT).
To deliver superior performance in a manner that is distinctive and impactful to each person served and that establishes a standard for quality that endures for generations.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Trainee
  • Hiring Rate $11.77
  • South Carolina, USA