Firefighter Trainee - With Experience

 *** Application Process Is Now Open ***

Are you ready to join our team?  The Charleston Fire Department is now accepting applications for experienced firefighters!  

Please review the job posting for key deadlines and additional details.

Reminder: Please read the official job posting and attach all of the requirement documents.  It is the applicants responsibility to upload the required documentation.  Applications missing required documents will be disqualified.   

The Charleston Fire Department periodically hires experienced firefighters for a fast-track recruit school.  We are a growing organization seeking candidates who have a desire to serve our community with honor, pride and integrity. 

Selected candidates will be offered fulltime employment and aRectangleMailer_1940jpg_front seat in a fast-track recruit academy.  The duration of the program varies based on the certification requirements and needs of the department.  Upon successful completion of the required recruit academy, personnel will progress to probationary firefighter status and have the opportunity to protect life and property by controlling and extinguishing fires and responding to a variety of emergency incidents.  We are a state licensed medical first responder agency, providing basic life support service to injured and sick persons.


Our team strives to protect life and property by controlling and extinguishing fires and responding to a variety of emergency incidents while promoting a safer Charleston through community life safety education programs, pre-incident planning, and a variety of risk reduction strategies. 

Please review the links on the left to learn more about the process.   Additional questions may be emailed to our recruitment team.

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