Previous work experience is not required. Previous fire suppression experience is highly desirable.
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Associate's degree in Fire Science/Technology is highly desirable.
Must be at least 18 years of age at time of application.
Licenses and Certificates
Possession of valid California or National Registry EMT or EMT-P certification is required at time of application, and for duration of employment. (EMT certification is required for promotion to the class of Firefighter; the required EMT certification is waived for those Firefighters that possess an EMT-P certification. EMT-P certification is required for promotion to the class of Firefighter/Paramedic.)
Possession of valid Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR-BCH) certificate at time of application, and for duration of employment.
Possession of valid California Class C Driver's License, and acceptable driving record at time of appointment and during course of employment.
Possession of CPAT certificate dated within six months of application deadline (Dated on or after October 5, 2018).
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