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
Equivalent 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.