Annual Base Salaries
Firefighter EMT-Basic $45,150
Additional $868 holiday bonus (one week pay) and $1,965 holiday pay (10 holidays) on top of base salary.
Firefighter Paramedic $52,266
Additional $1,005 holiday bonus (one week pay) and $2,275 holiday pay (10 holidays) on top of base salary.
$4,000 relocation assistance.
Up to $2500 annual performance bonus for ocean rescue swimmers.
$1,000 annual bonus for foreign language proficiency.
Additional $3.50 per hour while riding an ambulance for Medics.
Additional $2.00 per hour while riding an ambulance for EMTs.
South Carolina Retirement System (PORS).
Free employee healthcare.
Fire Department supplemental retirement account.
Paid annual, sick, personal, military, bereavement, civil leave.
Overtime opportunities and off-duty special event pay.
Free family use of three City recreation/fitness centers.
Employee Wellness Program.
Eligible for promotion to Master Firefighter in 3 years.
Career development program.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Myrtle Beach Fire Department is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
Did you know the Myrtle Beach Fire Department responded to 15,905 calls in 2021?
Myrtle Beach Ocean Rescue had over 7,000 contacts in 2021.
The Myrtle Beach Fire Department ran 10,245 medical calls in 2021.
The Myrtle Beach Fire Department has multiple opportunities to join many different specialty teams.