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


Position Summary:

Under direction of the Battalion Chief, directs the activities of fire personnel during an assigned shift; supervises his/her company personnel and has responsibility for their safety; responsible for administrative oversight of the station, equipment, apparatus, and all activities pertaining to such within his/her station; assigning, directing, and supervising firefighting, rescue, haz-mat, medical emergencies, and related life and property protection; implementing and/or integrating into an incident management system; making decisions regarding firefighting/rescue methods to be used; deploying and managing personnel; ensuring the safe operation of fire equipment and apparatus; responsible for prioritizing, scheduling, and completing tasks associated with non-emergency response activities such as pre-fire planning, fire and life safety education, and station-based training activities; motivating, supervising, training, and evaluating subordinate-level employees is a significant element of this position.

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

NFPA 1001 Firefighter II Qualification

NFPA 1021 Fire Officer I Qualification

NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I Qualification

5 years of verifiable fire service experience


American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response and CPR for the Professional Rescuer or Higher Medical Responder Qualification


Preferred Requirements:

 SCFA 2171 Leadership 1

 SCFA 2160 Incident Safety Officer

 SCFA 2118 Preparation for Initial Company Success

 SCFA 2119 Strategies for Tactics and Initial Company Operations

SCFA 2120 Decision Making for Initial Company Operations

 NFA Q0318 Fire Service Supervision

 NFA Q0751 Principles of Building Construction


SCFA 2130 Building Construction Principles: Noncombustible

SCFA 2131 Building Construction Principles: Combustible

 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