Beginning Your New Career

The men and women of The North Myrtle Beach Fire Department take great pride in providing quality public safety services to the residents, visitors and businesses in the North Myrtle Beach community. 

The North Myrtle Beach Fire Department has a variety of professional positions available to qualified men and women who seek a challenging career and stable future in public safety. We are looking for applicants who desire a career in public service and are willing to be part of a top-notch team.

Our Current Rank Structure under Operations starting from Entry Level is as follows:

  • Firefighter/EMT
  • Firefighter 1st Class
  • Fire Engineer
  • Fire Lieutenant
  • Battalion Chief
  • Deputy Fire Chief
  • Fire Chief

Working in Public Safety

Public Safety however, is a unique and challenging career choice. This job is not for everyone. It is not a job you simply "try out." If you have never researched what a Firefighter/EMT does before and know nothing about it, we highly recommend you take a detailed look into what we really do, how we do things and what it takes to do them. The job of a Firefighter/EMT is complicated and requires:

  • The ability to handle complex life threatening situations
  • Compassion/Empathy
  • Personal sacrifices
  • Shift-work
  • Swift decision making

A career with The North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department will mean many things to you: 

  • Opportunity to make a real difference to the people in your community
  • Pride in being part of an outstanding progressive Fire Department
  • Satisfaction with your career
  • Variety of work and assignments