Colleton County Fire-Rescue

Firefighter/Paramedic Recruitment

Rewarding Full-time Careers for Firefighter/Paramedics are available with Colleton County Fire-Rescue.  Colleton County Fire-Rescue is one of South Carolina's only county-wide Fire-Based All Hazards Departments.  Located on the Atlantic Coast, Fire-Rescue provides all non-law enforcement emergency services for 1,054 square miles of the unincorporated rural community of Colleton County and four of the six municipalities and is the sole county-wide 9-1-1 Advanced Life Support Provider.

Fire-Rescue offers: 

  • Progressive Standing Orders

  • 12-Lead Monitors/Defibrillators with wireless transmission

  • Rapid Sequence Intubation on Standing Order

  • State of the Art Equipment

  • Strong Commitment to Community Service

  • 25 year Police Officer's State Retirement Program

  • Affordable Housing in the Area

  • Highly Competitive Salary ($14.36/hour)
  • 24 hour on - 48 hour off Work Schedule
  • Overtime calculated after 40 hours worked per week
  • Paid In-Service Training Program
  • No salary deductions for sleep or meal times
  • Excellent Benefit Package
Basic Requirements:
  • S.C. Fire Academy Course 1152, IFSAC Firefighter I (or ability to obtain within one year of hire), Firefighter II preferred or equivalent
  • NREMT or S.C. State Paramedic Certification
  • Good Driving History
  • Clear Criminal Record
  • Clear Physical Examination
  • Pre-employment drug testing

Applicants Apply at:

South Carolina Job Securities Commission

Attn: Joyce Murray

P.O. Drawer 530

Walterboro, SC 29488

(843) 538-8980  -- (quick search for "Firefighter/Paramedic" under location "Colleton")  reference Order (Job) Number 336092

For additional information, contact:

Colleton County Fire-Rescue

David A. Greene, Assistant Chief    -or-    Barry McRoy, Chief

113 Mable T. Willis Blvd., Walterboro, SC 29488

(843) 539-1960   --  --