The Columbia Fire Department is seeking both candidates with previous firefighter work experience and those without. Application deadline is December 31, 2016. The Department is the largest in the state and is responsible for serving nearly 500,000 citizens within the City of Columbia and Richland County. The Columbia Fire Department responds to 35,000-40,000 emergency incidents per year , protecting both rural and densely populated urban areas. Fully staffed, the Columbia Fire Department has 500 personnel covering 31 fire stations. An email will be sent to candidates who pass the application phase alerting them of additional information including testing dates.
To be considered as a Candidate:
• Must meet all City of Columbia hiring qualifications
Visit City of Columbia Employment webpage: https://columbiasc.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=columbiasc
• Complete a FIREFIGHTER APPLICATION PACKET Online When you’re ready to apply, create a profile from the ‘Create a Profile ‘link, or select the job posting and press the ‘Apply Now’ button. You can enter your qualifications, upload a resume, or apply via LinkedIn.
• Must successfully pass and complete The Columbia Fire Department applicant testing process. The general aptitude/written test covers basic reading and comprehension, mathematics, and reasoning skills. A study guide is available for purchase by following this link.
Recruiting Officer, James Bostic
1800 Laurel Street Columbia, S.C. 29201
Phone (803) 545-3331 firstname.lastname@example.org