CFD Hiring Firefighter Applicants



Is This Your Badge?


The Columbia Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Firefighter. If you are looking for an exciting career with a department whose been serving its citizens for over 100 years.

The Department is the largest in the state and is responsible for serving nearly 500,000 citizens within the City of Columbia and Richland County. Firefighters respond to 35,000-40,000 emergency incidents per year from rural to densely urban areas. Fully staffed, the Columbia Fire Department has 500 personnel covering 31 fire stations.

An email will be sent out to candidates who pass the application phase alerting them of additional information to include testing dates.

To be considered as a Candidate:
• Must meet all City of Columbia hiring qualifications
o Visit City of Columbia’s Career Portal: Click to apply the application deadline is December 31, 2016.

Complete a FIREFIGHTER APPLICATION PACKET Online When you’re ready to apply, create a profile from the ‘Create a Profilelink, or select the job posting and press the ‘Apply Now’ button. You can enter your qualifications, upload a resume, or apply via LinkedIn.

• Must successfully pass and complete Columbia Fire Department applicant testing process. The general aptitude/written test covers basic aptitude, testing reading and comprehension, basic mathematics, reasoning skill.  A study guide is available for purchase by following this link.

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