Program Coordinator I (Resident Coordinator/Lead Trainer) - Fire Academy

Training Officer/Instructor
SC Department of Labor and Licensing - Columbia, South Carolina

Sep 14, 2021

Application Deadline:
Oct 15, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$38,000 - $48,000 annual

Job Description

Teaches as a lead instructor for the SCFA in Industrial, Municipal, ARFF, Hazardous Materials, and/or Rescue firefighting programs, both on and off site, which requires wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and/or the use of a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), entering burn buildings with smoke present, fighting live fires on training props (both in and outside), raising and lowering ladders, climbing ladders, and/or moving equipment that averages 100lbs. Teaches and conducts other SCFA courses as assigned. Serves as a member of the site emergency team at the State Fire campus, including responding to site fires or incidents.

Markets, plans, and/or coordinates SCFA Industrial, Municipal, ARFF, Hazardous Materials, and/or Rescue courses as assigned to include registering students, billing and preparing customer contracts, and submitting student payments after course completion. Develops and/or reviews training programs.

Assists in the set up of fire equipment and props as required. Performs minor maintenance of fire and rescue equipment and props. Drives a state vehicle or fire apparatus as needed.

Supervises instructors, staff, and/or inmates as needed with assigned work or courses.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 and over
  • Education: A high school diploma
  • Experience: Relevant program experience / Preferred Qualifications -Three years instructional experience in fire prevention, fire protection, and/or related courses

Must have a valid South Carolina Driver's License and provide a 10 year MVR (Motor Vehicle Record) that complies with State and Agency Fleet guidelines.

Must be able to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays in inclement weather and in hazardous environments. Overnight travel and the ability to drive a state vehicle. Ability to climb a ladder, lift objects over 100 pounds, wear PPE (to include fit testing for respirator use and successful completion of required OSHA compliant medical physical), and work within IDLH environments.

Contact Information

Tracy Chavious

SC Department of Labor and Licensing
110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, South Carolina 29210
phone: 803-896-4011

How to Apply

The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation's (LLR) mission is to promote the health, safety and economic well-being of the public through regulation, licensing, enforcement, training and education. LLR requires individuals to complete an online application to apply for this position. You can access the website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, wherever you have internet access. Applicants will be required to submit a copy of their highest earned degree or transcripts (if applicable) prior to an offer being extended. This will serve as verification of credentials listed on the application. Applicants may attach their highest earned degree or transcripts when submitting an application or present at the time of interview. Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the State application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.

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