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Fire Marshal / Assistant Fire Chief, City of North Charleston

Position Category: Fire

Position Hours:
Full time, Monday through Friday

Job Duties:
  • Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates all department fire inspection activities. Assign and/or conduct fire inspections of structures; provides technical advice and assistance to subordinates as required.
  • Interprets and enforces pertinent codes, laws and regulations. Reviews building plans and project specifications to ensure proper compliance with applicable fire and life safety requirements. Review and approve fire safety plans for public event centers and venues. Receives and responds to public inquiries, complaints and requests for assistance regarding fire safety matters.
  • Collaborates with other City departments, State Fire Marshal, other government agencies, architects, engineers, attorneys, and other agencies and officials regarding fire safety matters. Represents the department and City at meetings and on various local and regional committees and task forces as assigned. Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Fire Chief, other department supervisors, subordinates, other City employees, fire personnel of other jurisdictions, business/property owners, tenants, contractors, architects, engineers, attorneys, and the general

  • NFPA/ICC Fire Inspector I, NFPA/ICC Fire Plans Examiner, valid South Carolina Driver’s License (required within 6 months of hire). South Carolina Resident Fire Marshal Certification (required within 6 months of hire). NFPA/ICC Fire Inspector II (required within 6 months of hire).

Pay Info:
$76,804 to $115,206 annually

How to apply:
Please visit website to review the full job description and to apply online; or you may apply in person at City Hall, 2500 City Hall Ln, North Charleston, SC.


The City of North Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.