Recruitment

Do you have what it takes?

 

 

 

 

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 32 fire stations. An email will be sent to candidates who pass the application phase alerting them of additional information including testing dates.

The Columbia Fire Department is the largest in the state and is responsible for serving nearly half a million citizens within the City of Columbia and Richland County. The Columbia Fire Department responds up to 40,000 emergency incidents each year, protecting rural and densely populated urban areas.

Fully staffed, the Columbia Fire Department has more than 500 personnel covering 32 fire stations.

For those candidates who pass the application phase, an email will be sent with additional information including testing dates.

Benefits of Working for the City of Columbia

The City of Columbia wants to attract and retain qualified, productive, and motivated employees who will provide efficient and effective services to the citizens. An employee’s total compensation is comprised of pay and benefits. We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family.

For eligible employees, we offer:

Insurance/Health Related

· Medical Insurance

· Prescription Drug Coverage

· Dental Insurance

· Vision Care

· Voluntary Short-Term/Long-Term Disability

· Voluntary Life Insurance

· Free and confidential Employee Assistance Program

· Flexible Spending Accounts

Leave

· Annual and Sick Leave

· Holidays

Retirement

· Coverage under the SC Retirement System or PORS Retirement System

· 401(k) and 457 plans

Educational and Gym Related

· Educational reimbursement for approved coursework

· Employee Health Center

· Employee gym

Contact Person

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Recruiting Officer, James Bostic

1800 Laurel Street Columbia, S.C. 29201

Phone (803) 545-3331   joincfd@columbiasc.gov