Firefighter Trainee - With Experience

Effective November 22, 2021, the COVID vaccine is a condition of employment for all City of Charleston employees with limited exceptions. The full policy is available at COVID Vaccine Policy

We are looking for experienced Firefighters to join the City of Charleston's Fire Department! This process is for an Experienced Recruit Class, which is tentatively scheduled for the fall of 2022After successful completion of training, recruits will become probationary firefighters.

APPLY NOW or review the full posting: Recruit Firefighter

Application Closing Date: April 22, 2022

Please review the official job posting for the qualifications, minimum requirements, preferred requirement, and starting pay.


 Upon successful completion of the required recruit academy, personnel will progress to probationary firefighter status.  Our team strives to protect life and property by controlling and extinguishing fires and responding to a variety of emergency incidents while promoting a safer Charleston through community life safety education programs, pre-incident planning, and a variety of risk reduction strategies. 

Additional questions may be emailed to our recruitment team.