Equivalent to a high school diploma. Some college level fire science course work is desirable.
Experience None. Firefighting experience is desirable.
Certifications: All certifications must be valid and active at the time of application.
State of California certification as a Firefighter I or Graduation from a California State accredited Firefighter 1 Academy AND
Emergency Medical Technician/Level I certification.
Incumbents must also successfully complete the local EMT Certification process by completion of the probationary period.
Licenses: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Driver's License, Class "C" is required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate Firefighter endorsement issued by the California DMV within eighteen (months) of date of hire.
Same requirements as above with these licenses:
State of California licensed Emergency Medical Technician/ Paramedic.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification from the American Heart Association by time of appointment.
Incumbents must also successfully complete the local Paramedic accreditation process by completion of the probationary period.
BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH), MILITARY BACKGROUND, EXPERIENCE WITH DIVERSE POPULATIONS, AND/OR INVOLVEMENT IN COMMUNITY INITIATIVES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!
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