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.

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




Preferred:
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.