SHIFT BATTALION CHIEF
Clarendon County Fire Department has immediate openings for Shift Battalion Chiefs (24 hours on, 48 hours off). Under occasional supervision of a Chief Officer, directs and coordinates the fire, rescue, hazardous materials and emergency medical activities of the entire geography of Clarendon County for an assigned shift; performs related work as required. Performs responsible fire suppression, ensures equipment maintenance and readiness; provides the best possible control in emergency situations in order to protect the lives and property of those in need of assistance. Supervises Company Officers on an assigned shift.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Able to successfully complete physical agility test. Must successfully pass medical physical examination and pass testing for illegal drugs/substances. Associate degree in fire science, management or related field,supplemented by 10 years’ experience and training in fire service programs and management orequivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license equivalent to a Class E or Class D with fire apparatus endorsement. Must possess the following certifications or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities: Firefighter II, Emergency Vehicle Driver Training, Pump Operations, Pump Operations II, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer II, CPR/First Aid, ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 703a, 800. Must possess and maintain Emergency Medical Responder certification or an equivalent level of training as approved by the department. Additional medical certifications will be required related to medical certifications.A full job description is available upon request.