EMS TRAINING OFFICER - FIRE RESCUE DEPARTMENT
This position initially is a transitional position that will become full time in July 2020. This position is primarily responsible for administering, coordinating, and managing medical training within the Clarendon County Fire Rescue Department. Primary responsibilities are developing, selecting, and managing the instruction of appropriate training curriculum for new and incumbent Firefighters, EMT’s, Paramedics, and Officers. Responsibilities include scheduling, coordinating, and managing instructors; coordinates and facilitates courses delivered through internal resources, the South Carolina Fire Academy, and other outside training resources. The EMS Training Officer participates in health and safety fairs and other community activities. The EMS Training Officer is responsible for maintaining necessary documentation of training in the Department’s records management system. Operationally, this position shares responsibility for administrative, managerial and technical work in planning, commanding, and coordinating firefighting, rescue, medical, and hazardous material’s activities within the geographic area of the County with the exception of the City of Manning. Under occasional supervision, develops, conducts, and supervises the training activities of instructors, firefighters, EMT’s, Paramedics, and Officers within the Fire Rescue Department. Provides the best possible control in emergency situations in order to protect the lives and property of those in need of assistance. Requires an Associate’s degree with technical training in Fire/EMS science supplemented by five to six years of experience and training in Fire/EMS service programs and management, with two years as an instructor; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must maintain National, State, and County training requirements. Must possess a valid SC driver’s license as required by the Department's policy to drive and operate all Department apparatus. Must possess the following NIMS certificates: IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800, ICS 300, and ICS 400. Must meet the minimum requirements for the rank of Captain, as detailed in the Department’s training requirements policy, including Firefighter II, Fire Instructor I, and Fire Officer I. Supervises subordinate personnel as assigned. Reports to the Battalion Chief of Training, Deputy Chiefs of Operations, and ultimately the Fire Chief.