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 31 fire stations. An email will be sent to candidates who pass the application phase alerting them of 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:

*Medical Insurance
*Prescription Drug Coverage
*Dental Insurance
*Vision Care
*Voluntary Long-Term Disability
*Voluntary Short-Term Disability
*Voluntary Life Insurance
*Annual and Sick Leave
*Coverage under the SC Retirement System or PORS Retirement System
*401(k) & 457 plans
*Flexible Spending Accounts
*Free and confidential Employee Assistance Program
*Educational reimbursement for approved coursework
*Employee Health Center
*Employee Gym

Contact Person

Recruiting Officer, James Bostic

1800 Laurel Street Columbia, S.C. 29201

Phone (803) 545-3331