The Cheraw Fire Department requirements for applications for the position of Full-time Firefighter.

Applications can be picked up at the Cheraw Town Hall.

Applicants must meet the below requirements.

18 yrs of age
High School Diploma or GED
Valid Driver’s license.
NFPA, IFSAC or Pro Board Firefighter I
SCFA Haz-Mat Ops
SCFA Auto Extrication
SCFA Emergency Vehicle Drive Training
SCFA Pump1

NFPA, IFSAC or Pro Board Firefighter II
SCFA Haz-Mat Technician

All candidates will be required to successfully complete a Job- Related Physical Agility Test and Skills Test.
Upon successful completion of the physical and skills tests,Full-Time Firefighter candidates will be selected
to interview with an interview panel.

Candidates passing all the above shall consent and pass a background
(Click for Details)  and driver’s
license check.

Candidates must live close to the Cheraw Fire District with living inside the District preferred.  
Benefits of Becoming a Firefighter for the Cheraw Fire Department
  • The Pride and of helping your community.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • State Retirement
  • Annual Leave, Holiday Leave, and Sick Leave
  • Works Comp Insurance.
  • Free Flu shots and COVID Vaccines.
  • Free Training!! ( All fire department related training is provided free to all members)
  • Paid membership to the SC State Firefighters Association.(SCFFA Benefits)
  • After the first year of service a contribution will be made each year into a retirement account for you.
  • All Personal Protective Gear is provided to you at no cost. You even get a cool Tee Shirt too.