West Florence Fire-Rescue

Open Firefighter Position

Monday, 9 February, 2015

Job Posting:

Full Time Firefighter


Posting Closes:

February 24, 2015 at 5:00 pm


Job Requirements:    Position requirements require the paid employee to have a valid South Carolina Driver’s license and a good driving record. Candidate must have the following certifications: Firefighter I (1153), Auto Extrication (3330), I- 100, 200, 700, 800, First Responder, and current CPR certification.



Hours: 24 hours on and 48 hours off.



Job Duties:


  • Respond to emergency alarms within the response area. This is the number one priority.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all fire apparatus, all stations and grounds.
  • Wash and Wax Fire Apparatus and support vehicles as needed.
  • Sweep, Mop, empty all trash, cut grass as needed at all stations.
  • Ensure all fire apparatus are fueled, and able to respond. Any deficient fire apparatus will be written up, and reports will be turned over to the supervisor to pass along to the maintenance officer.
  • Maintain all ice coolers on fire apparatus for firefighter rehabilitation.
  • Maintaining access to hydrants in the district. This includes cleaning around the hydrants, and any objects that may be blocking access or use. Keep hydrants in good working order. This includes lubrication and cleaning of all caps and threads. Notify the proper hydrant authority if repairs are needed.
  • Assist the department with bi-annual hydrant flow testing and record keeping.
  • Ensure all reports for the day are entered in the computer.
  • Start and run all fire apparatus generators, pumps and extrication equipment weekly.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Duties that paid employees may be asked to do by the supervisor or President.


Pay Rate:      $9.75 per hour

Benefits:       State Insurance Plan, Vision, Dental, Police Retirement; Vacation Pay, Sick Time & Holiday Pay



Those interested please turn in an application to the Fire Chief.

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