Assistant Chief of Operations


Salary Range: Starting $51,000/based on experience

The Irmo Fire District is taking applications to create a hiring list for the position of Assistant Chief of Operations. The application deadline will be April 16th at 5:00pm.



Irmo Fire District:

 The IFD is a special purpose district providing fire rescue services to approximately 28 square miles, with a population of approximately 46,000 citizens. Services are provided by use of two fire stations (a third will soon be under construction), six apparatus: 1 Tower Ladder, 1 Rescue Ladder, 3 Engines and 3 Command Vehicle and 43 career personnel. We use auto aid agreements and average 4,000 calls a year. Services include fire suppression and prevention, first responder and various technical rescue.



Position Summary:

 Under general supervision, the Assistant Chief of Operations is responsible for conducting essential duties and responsibilities that manages the operations of the Irmo Fire District. The Assistant Chief reports directly to and is supervised by the department’s Fire Chief.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

 The Assistant Chief is responsible for conducting a variety of complex duties and responsibilities, examples of which are listed: budget, evaluation of service delivery, maintains records, Incident Command on large scale operations, Duty Officer rotation, training, strategic planning, and any other assigned duty.


Preferred Requirements:

 High School Diploma or Equivalent

NFPA 1001 Firefighter II Qualification

NFPA 1021 Fire Officer II Qualification

NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor II Qualification

Competence in the use of various computer software programs such as Firehouse Programs, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook. 

10 Years of fire service experience, 5 Years of which were served at the Company Officer or Chief Officer level.  

*Must live with a close proximity to the Irmo Fire District and its response area.


To apply for the position, please send resume or cover letter.


This can be either:


Irmo Fire District

6017 St. Andrews Road

Columbia, SC 29212