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DepartmentPublic Safety - Fire Rescue/Suppression
Position TitleFirefighter/EMT
Salary Range$36,975
Date Posted April 12, 2017
Closing Date June 12, 2017
DescriptionUnder 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. Responds to emergency situations requiring emergency medical attention and performs duties of an EMT. Acquires and maintains required State certification for Firefighter I, EMT, and shall be certified by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy as a Class III Police Officer, shall enforce misdemeanor traffic laws and the Code of Ordinances for the City of North Myrtle Beach. Reports to the Fire Captain and to the Incident Commander as required by the National Incident Management System. Establishing annual eligibility list.
ExperienceHigh 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 of a valid South Carolina driver's license; preferred one to two years of fire suppression experience; Emergency Medical Technician Certification required; 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. Must be able to exert up to one hundred pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to fifty pounds of force frequently, and/or up to twenty 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.
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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.