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Position TitleFirefighter
Salary Range$36,321
Date Posted October 10, 2019
Closing Date Open Until Filled
Description*Special Provision: Due to Mission Critical status, minimum age to apply is 19. Must obtain Firefighter II certification within one year of hire; must be able to obtain SCDHEC and National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Certification within 24 months of hire. This position is eligible for a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus to be paid to eligible employees according to the following schedule: • $300 after completion of new-hire orientation • $300 after completion of required training • $400 after the employee has successfully completed their probationary period and their performance review meets or exceeds the “Meets Expectation” rating. Under general supervision, controls and extinguishes fires, protects life and property, and maintains all fire equipment. Receives and responds to fire alarms and other emergency calls performing the necessary functions and operations to efficiently handle any fireground situation. Performs fire inspections and pre-fire planning, minor vehicle and equipment maintenance, and other related tasks. Obtains and maintains State required certifications for Firefighter II and Class III Police Officer. Reports to the Fire Battalion Chief or an on-duty Fire Lieutenant. Reports to Incident Commander as required by the National Incident Management System.
ExperienceSee mission critical requirements above. Standard requirements: High school graduate and minimum age 21, good physical condition; possesses all members of both upper and lower extremities; must have vision correctable to 20/20; good moral character and reputation; possess a valid South Carolina driver's license; preferred one to two years of fire suppression experience; Emergency Medical Technician Certification or any equivalent combination of acceptable training and experience.
Physical RequirementsMust be physically able to operate a ladder truck, automobile, fire apparatus, extrication equipment, various fire, medical, and police equipment, etc. Must be able to exert up to one hundred pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to fifty-five pounds of force frequently, and/or up to ten pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Medium work must be able to lift and/or carry weights of ten to one hundred pounds.

Applications may be obtained online here (beach lifeguard applicants go here : NMB Lifeguards) or visit the City of North Myrtle Beach, City Hall- Human Resources Department, 1018 2nd Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.