Airport Fire Operations Officer - Hilton Head

Title: Airport Fire Operations Officer - Hilton Head

Salary: $32,934 annually - based on 24 hour shift work - OVERTIME NOT INCLUDED

Open Until: 7/28/2017

AIRPORT FIRE/OPERATIONS OFFICER (Hilton Head): Performs all duties related to airport safety and operations including airport safety inspections and response to all emergency calls at the Hilton Head Airport or surrounding property. Works 24 hour shifts.



  • High school diploma or equivalent and at least 18 years of age
  • Vocational/technical training in airport firefighting, hazardous materials response and basic emergency medical care
  • A valid Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) certification preferred or must obtain one within first six (6) months of employment. Copies of said certifications must be submitted with application if already acquired.
  • Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license.
  • IFSAC Firefighter, Airport Firefighter and EMT certification preferred
  • Must have working knowledge of CFR Part 139


All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.  EOE