Assistant Fire Marshal

** Process is currently OPEN **

Please click the following link for full details and access to the application portal: 

 https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/charleston-sc/jobs/3410797/assistant-fire-marshal

The Charleston Fire Department is hiring for the position of Assistant Fire Marshal, In this role, you will support the mission of the Charleston Fire Department and engage in activities that maintain a safe environment for citizens, visitors, and firefighters through proactive enforcement of regulations.  Selected candidates will be offered fulltime employment with a salary based on the current posting.   

Minimum Education (must meet one of the following criteria) : 

  • HS Diploma and 5 years of career fire service experience as a firefighter, fire inspector, public fire safety educator
  • Associate’s degree in fire science or related field and 3 years career fire service experience as a firefighter, fire inspector, public fire safety educator
  • Bachelor’s degree in fire science or related field and 1 year career fire service experience as a firefighter, fire inspector, public fire safety educator
  • CFD FM PatchEquivalent combination of education and experience

 Minimum Qualifications (no exception) include:

  • Valid state issued driver’s license 
  • Emergency First Responder/CPR Certification
  • Firefighter II (IFSAC/NFPA Curriculum or equivalent)
  • Fire Inspector 1 (ICC preferred, NFPA, Pro Board, or equivalent coursework)
  • Hazardous Materials - Awareness
  • ICS 100 & 200
  • At least 80 hours of relevant coursework, training, or certifications in fire inspections, investigations, and/or public fire safety education (beyond the coursework of FF 2).

 Our team strives to protect life and property by conducting inspections, enforcing applicable laws and promoting a safer Charleston through community life safety education programs, pre-incident planning, and a variety of risk reduction strategies. 

Additional questions may be emailed to our recruitment team.


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