Engineer (Driver/Operator)

Hardeeville Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Engineer (Driver/Operator).


This application period will be open until filled.


There will be a physical ability test, written test and practical evolution as part of the process. Testing dates to be determined.


Minimum qualifications:

  • IFSAC or Pro-Board Firefighter II
  • EVDT or equivalent
  • NIMS: 100, 200, 700, 800
  • SCFA Pump Ops 1 or equivalent
  • Valid Class ‘E” driver’s license or equivalent
  • Basic Aerial Ops or equivalent

Preferred qualifications:

  • IFSAC or Pro-Board Driver/Operator Certified
  • Two years as a full-time firefighter
  • EMT, AMT, Paramedic

All applicants must meet the following standards:

  • Must be 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, and a valid driver’s license with no suspensions in the last 3 years
  • Submit to employer’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.
  • Out of state applicants MUST submit a 10-year driving record with their application


Starting salary:   $40,747-$44,006 depending on qualifications.  This does not include regularly scheduled overtime.


Applications can be obtained from Hardeeville Fire Department or  the City Employment Page


*Applications that are not filled out completely, will not be considered*


Applications must be submitted to:

City of Hardeeville

Attn: Deputy Chief

P.O. Box 609

Hardeeville, SC 29927


 All applicants considered for employment must submit to a background check and urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to offer of employment. The City of Hardeeville is an EOE and E-Verify user