Basic Qualifications

To be employed by the Town of Mount Pleasant Fire Department you must have the following items in your possession prior to employment:
  • Diploma from an accredited high school (or the equivalent from a GED exam)
  • Valid driver's license
  • IFSAC Firefighter I or equivalent
  • Hazardous Materials Operations Level
  • Current First Responder and CPR with AED certification

Pre-Employment Process

The following are tests applicants must pass prior to being hired by the Town of Mount Pleasant:
  • Fire Department administered exam on basic firefighting and hazardous materials; those candidates that successfully pass will be given an interview with a panel board.
  • SLED criminal background check
  • Polygraph test
  • Psychological exam
  • Physical exam with a drug test
  • Physical ability test