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SC Department of Public Safety Program Coordinator I - SC Fire Academy in Horry County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Provides customer service and support for local fire and emergency service organizations with planning, coordinating, scheduling, delivering, and evaluating a variety of training courses and programs. Assists the Regional Supervisor and other Regional offices with the planning, training, certification, and documentation of SCFA instructors. Supervises and schedules regionally assigned instructors and/or staff to teach training courses and programs. Completes certifications, recertifications, evaluations, and observations of instructors and/or staff as required. Evaluates the effectiveness of programs and instructors in classroom and field environments, including live fire environments and other hazardous environments that require the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Surveys and accesses fire and emergency services training needs and trends by attending regional association meetings, department training sessions, and other meetings or related functions while positively representing the Division and SCFA. Provides feedback to SCFA leadership on fire and emergency services training needs. Serves as a lead instructor teaching, conducting, and evaluating SCF A courses including, but not limited to, new instructor orientations, course orientations, and fire service classes, which requires wearing PPE or the use of a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), entering bum 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 100 lbs. Assists in the setup of fire equipment and props as required. Participates in strategic planning teams and project groups, as assigned, with SCFA staff and local departments. Responds to emergency scenes as a member of the State Fire CLEAR Team to investigate, research, and collect data regarding the circumstances and factors contributing to a fire-related death or significant community loss. May deploy to significant emergency events as part of the State Urban Search and Rescue Team or State Fire Incident Support Team. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A bachelor's degree and relevant program experience.

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, and work within IDLH environments.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 2 years’ experience or Associate's degree and 4 years’ experience in fire prevention, fire protection, and/or training. A combination of education, relevant training, and experience may be considered as substitution for a bachelor's degree upon approval by the Division of State Human Resources. An acceptable motor vehicle record (MVR) that complies with state fleet guidelines

Additional Comments

LLR is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable employment laws. The Agency will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regarding to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, or history of disability that can be reasonably accommodated, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions (including, but not limited to, lactation). The Agency will base employment decisions so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity. The Agency will ensure that promotion decisions are in accordance with the principle of equal employment opportunity by having valid requirements for promotional opportunities. Further, personnel actions will be administered without regarding to the protected characteristics as noted above.

Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually

Location: Horry County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 60028205

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: AH35

Position Number: 60028205

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $33,494.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $61,975.00

Opening Date: 11/06/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: 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.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

Address: 110 Centerview Drive, Kingstree Building Columbia, South Carolina, 29210

Phone: 803-896-4011 803-896-4325