Fire-Rescue Employment

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Dorchester County Fire-Rescue is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Process

Applicants must apply online at and complete the Dorchester County Fire Rescue Employment Application if a position is posted.

Note: All sections of the application must be completed and must include the position(s) for which you are applying.

Additional Required Documents:

Copies of the following items are required to be brought to orientation if selected for employment:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • High School Diploma or GED or Transcript and/or  College Degree
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Certified copy of 10 year Driving Record.
  • Veterans should also include a copy of their DD-214

Note: If the applicant has an out of state license, they must obtain a valid SC Driver's License prior to employment with Dorchester County Fire-Rescue.

Post Application Submission Process

Once contacted for employment applicants must successfully complete the below items before an employment offer will be made:

1. Standardized comprehension test (Nelson-Denny) 2. Physical agility test (JRAT)
3.Background Check
4.Final Interview