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FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC

Company: San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District
Location: San Ramon
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT THE POSITIONWe are accepting and reviewing applications for this Open and Continuousrecruitment for the October 2023 Academy.Want to reach out and serve the community as a highly trained Firefighter/Paramedic? Interested in doing that as part of a dynamic and progressive fire district?The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is seeking highly motivated Firefighter/Paramedics who desire to actively support our commitment to providing a high level of service to our community through innovation, training (employees and the community), and cutting edge technology. We have it all here - residential, commercial, manufacturing, wildland, freeways, EMS, not to mention the occasional pet rescue, which will constantly challenge you and enhance your knowledge and skills.This is an outstanding opportunity to become part of our dedicated team of professionals and to be actively involved in taking our District forward through participation in projects, committees, training, education, and specialty teams (HazMat, Rescue, CERT). We are committed to personal and professional growth and provide opportunities for you to stay current on training requirements, trends, and technology.Plus, we offer competitive pay and benefits and a great work schedule (See the Benefits tab for additional information).Salary while on shift includes a holiday differential, FLSA differential, as well as a Paramedic differential. Differentials will be applied when serving in a paramedic/shift assignment after successful completion of the recruit academy and paramedic provisional assignment. Work Schedule: Firefighter/Paramedics work a 48x96 schedule.ABOUT THE DISTRICTThe San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is an independent Special District in Contra Costa County responsible for providing a high level of emergency and non-emergency services to the communities it serves. The District's service area encompasses approximately 155 square miles, serving the communities of Alamo, Blackhawk, Danville, Diablo, San Ramon, the southern boundary of Morgan Territory, and the Tassajara Valley. The District serves a population of 192,858. The communities are primarily residential, commercial, office park, and controlled manufacturing, along with wildland areas, protected by nine stations and one volunteer staffed station with 185 employees, and 56 volunteers. Financial oversight and strategic policy direction are provided by an elected 5-member Board of Directors.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSThe following minimum qualifications are required:Must possess a valid State of California Paramedic license with ACLS certification at time of appointment.Must complete a California State Fire Marshal Accredited Firefighter I Academy.Must be at least 18 years of age.Must possess a high school diploma or GED. College degree from an accredited university preferred.Must possess a valid California driver's license with a driving record acceptable to the District. Firefighter Endorsement or Commercial driver's license with applicable endorsements will be required by end of probationary period.A current Health Care Provider CPR certification.The following minimum qualifications are also required as outlined below:Must possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) issued within the last 24 months, by time of conditional offer. CPAT not required for lateral appointments.Current PHTLS or ITLS and PALS or PEPP certifications required by time of conditional offer of employment.Must reside in California no more than 200 road miles of the Fire District Boundary by completion of the Fire/EMS Academy.HIGHLY DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The following qualifications are highly desirable. To ensure these certifications are considered during the application review, a copy of the certifications must be submitted, along with the required supporting documentation, at the time of application.Firefighter II certification, Auto Extrication, Firefighter Survival, RIC Operations,HazMat FRO, Rescue Systems I, Confined Space Operations, Driver/Operator 1A, EVOC NOTE: FOR OUT-OF-STATE CANDIDATES THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ARE REQUIRED AS OUTLINED BELOW:Must possess a valid National Registry certification and valid ACLS certification at time of appointment. Must have applied for a State of California Paramedic license by time of application and must possess a valid State of California Paramedic license by time of appointment.Must complete a Firefighter I Academy in another State or the Department of Defense (DoD) with an IFSAC and/or Pro Board seal. You will be required to provide proof of Firefighter I Academy completion. If the Firefighter I Academy completion certificate is issued by another State or the DoD you will be required to provide certificates with IFSAC and/or Pro Board seals showing you are certified to Firefighter I and HazMat Awareness/FRO.Must be at least 18 years of age.Must possess a high school diploma or GED. College degree from an accredited university preferred.A current Health Care Provider CPR certification.The following minimum qualifications are also required as outlined below:Must possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) issued within the last 24 months, by time of conditional offer. CPAT not required for lateral appointments.Current PHTLS or ITLS and PALS or PEPP certifications required by time of conditional offer of employment.Must possess a valid California driver's license with a driving record acceptable to the District. Firefighter Endorsement or Commercial driver's license with applicable endorsements will be required by end of probationary period.Must reside in California no more than 200 road miles of the Fire District Boundary by completion of the Fire/EMS Academy.APPLICATION PROCESSThe information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract or offer.Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates must apply online through Government Jobs at: The application and required certification documents must be completed and submitted together.Candidates considered for employment will be required to undergo an extensive background investigation, including polygraph, Fire Team test, a psychological evaluation, a thorough medical examination and a pre-employment drug screening.In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, should special accommodations be necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Division at .The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, San Ramon , FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC, Healthcare , San Ramon, California

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