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APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE, AND MAY BE SUBMITTED BY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, AT SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT & WORKFORCE OFFICES THROUGH THE CLOSING DATE.

It is the policy of Georgetown County to hire, train and promote employees without discrimination because of race, religion, color, physical disability, national origin, sex or age. This policy applies to all other aspects of human resources management including recruiting, testing, interviewing, disciplining, adjusting salaries and administering benefits. Georgetown County complies with the provisions of the Fair labor Standards Act as applied to local governments and adheres to this policy in order to maintain and build an organization of the highest quality that provides equal employment opportunities to all persons on the basis of individual merit.

Georgetown County Employment

Department: FIRE DEPARTMENT
Position: Firefighter I / Paramedic
Grade: 128
Salary: $43,044
Job Function:
Under the direct supervision of designated fire officers, an employee in this position receives training in all aspects of extinguishing fires, fire prevention and inspection procedures and providing basic and advanced emergency life support care.
The work is performed in accordance with specific instructions, established policies and procedures, and medical protocols, which must be adhered to.
The work, which is preformed on a rotating shift, require periods of strenuous physical effort and involves exposure to bio-medical hazards, heat, dirt and other unpleasant conditions. An employee is exposed to risk of serious injury or illness, requiring the use of protective clothing and equipment, and strict observance of safety precautions and procedures
Job Requirements:
Must be at least 18 years of age, at time of appointment
Must be able to successfully complete physical agility test.
Must successfully pass medical physical examination.
Must successfully pass testing for illegal drugs/substances.
Training:
Must posses a high school diploma or equivalent. Must possess current South Carolina Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certification and National Registry cards. Also shall have and maintain current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Basic Trauma Life Support certifications. Applicants holding out of state Advanced EMT, or Nationally Registered Advanced EMT certifications, are eligible for consideration, but if employed, will be classified at a lower pay grade until SC certification is obtained.
Must posses, at the time of hire, a valid S. C. Drivers License.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Date Posted: 10/1/2013

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