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Firefighter I, City of West Columbia

Position Category: Fire

‚ÄčPosition hours: 24 hours on/48 hours off
Job duties:

  • Engages directly in fire suppression rescue, equipment operation and maintenance, and fire station maintenance
  • Engages in fire prevention, community service and training activities


  •  High school diploma, GED or college diploma and must possess a valid SC driver's license within 90 days of employment and pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen
  • Must possess minimum of National Fire Protection Association firefighter I; preference may be given to candidates with National Fire Protection Association firefighter II and emergency responder certifications 

Pay info: $31,780.87 annually or higher, depending on qualifications, with excellent benefits package including paid holidays and participation in state retirement system, SC deferred compensation plan and state health plan with employee's health and basic dental insurance premiums paid by the city 

How to apply: Applications are available at and at the customer service counter at West Columbia City Hall, 200 N. 12th St., West Columbia, SC 29169. Submit completed and signed application (resume optional) by mail to Marquis Solomon, Deputy Fire Chief, PO Box 4044, West Columbia, SC 29171-4044 or email to Submitted application must have an inked signature.
Deadline: Open until filled
The City of West Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.