Under regular supervision, responds to fire emergencies, rescues, hazardous material and medical calls occurring on a military installation. Perform 24-hour standby for fire suppression and rescue operations under conditions that can be extremely stressful and dangerous. Operate fire apparatus and other related equipment. Perform preventive maintenance on vehicles, tools, protective clothing and other assigned equipment. Participate in training and evaluation exercises as required. Provide medical assistance at the first responder or higher (EMR) levels. In the absence of a Senior Fire Officer assumes command of the emergency scene until relieved. Performs other duties as assigned by higher fire authorities.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
A high school diploma, and Firefighter II (IFSAC/ProBoard) training certification. Must Have a valid South Carolina state driver's license and be able to obtain a feral government driver's license if required. Applicant must meet NFPA-1582 physical standards with ability to wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Applicants must have a valid South Carolina state driver's license or obtain within 90 days of employment if in possession of an out of state license. The position requirement calls for certification at the FirefighterII skill level from afederal or equivalent state fire training school. Must have a basic knowledge of fire apparatus operations and driving skillsand meet the standard set forth inNFPA 1002(Fire Apparatus Drive/Operator Qualifications) within six (6) months of employment. Possess basic working knowledge of Hazardous Materials Operations andFirst-Aid techniques.Broad working knowledge of structural firefighting and rescue techniques.Having a working knowledge of Fire Prevention procedures and practices.Have the ability to perform assigned duties and able to lift 100lbs six (6) feet high. Continued employment will be contingent on selectedindividual passing a Firefighter Physical based on NFPA 1500 (Fire Department Occupational Safety andHealth Program) standards,drug testing,and background check. McCradyFire Department provide 24/7 emergency services and will consist of three shifts, each working 24-hrs on/off with an average workweek of 53-hrs and 106-hrs per scheduled pay period. Candidates must be able to work with people of different genders, race, and ethnicity. Only those applicants chosen for interview will be notified of job filled status. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of an online South Carolina State Employment Application. Note: Applicants indicating college credit, degree(s) or specialized training on the application shall provide an official copy of college transcripts upon notification of selection for hire. This serves as verification of credentials listed on the application.
Benefits for State Employees
The state of South Carolina offers eligible employees generous benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and savings plan options; and paid vacation and sick leave. Plus, work-life balance programs such as telecommuting and flexible work schedules are available to employees of some state agencies.
Eligible employees may enroll in health insurance, which includes prescription coverage and wellness benefits. Other available insurance benefits include dental, vision, term life insurance, long term disability and flexible spending accounts for health and child care expenses.
State employees are also offered retirement plan options, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Additionally, eligible employees may elect to participate in the South Carolina Deferred Compensation Program, which is a voluntary, supplemental retirement savings plan offering 401(k) and 457 plan options.
State employees may also be eligible for other benefits, including tuition assistance; holiday, annual and sick leave; and discounts on purchases, travel and more.
Note: The benefits above are available to most state employees, with the exception of those in temporary positions. Employees in temporary grant and time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some or none of these benefits as benefits are associated with each position type. For these positions, contact the hiring agency to determine what benefits may be available.