Announcement Number: 1611485441
This is a public safety position commissioned by County Council. The purpose of the class is to assist in the investigation of suspicious fires and hazardous materials incidents in Richland County; to conduct fire and life safety inspections; to enforce associated codes, and to perform related work as required. This class works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is reviewed regularly by supervisor.
Requires Associate's degree, vocational technical degree or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education with emphasis in fire science, public safety, code enforcement or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess S.C. Deputy Fire Marshal certification; may be required to possess or obtain other certifications as deemed necessary by supervisor. Must have knowledge of firearms to include weapon qualification. Requires over two years and up to and including four years.