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 FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC RECRUITMENT - San Ramon, California, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District 
Hiring entity type: Health and Medical Svcs. 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$94315.77 - 147367.44
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Government
Other
Service/Skilled - Other
Service/Skilled - Trades
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: in same country 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: Technical School 
Minimum years experience:
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 15606 / Latpro-3767746 
Date posted: Jan-11-2021
State, Zip: California, 94583

Description

San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District
San Ramon, California
FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC RECRUITMENT

Salary : $94,315.77 - $147,367.44 Annually

We are accepting and reviewing applications on a rolling basis for an August 2021 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 12.5% 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 DISTRICT
The 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 communities are primarily residential, commercial, office park, and controlled manufacturing, along with wildland areas, protected by 10 stations, 187 employees, and 47 volunteers. Financial oversight and strategic policy direction are provided by an elected 5-member Board of Directors.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates must apply online through Government Jobs by clicking on Apply below. The application and documentation uploads must be completed and submitted together.

Candidates considered for employment will be required to undergo an extensive background investigation, including polygraph, a psychological evaluation, a thorough medical examination and a pre-employment drug screening.

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
The following minimum qualifications are required at the time of application unless noted otherwise:

1. Must possess a valid State of California Paramedic license with ACLS certification at time of appointment. ACLS certification must be equivalent to AHA ACLS standards and include a hands-on skills demonstration sign off consistent with standard ACLS protocol.

2. Must complete a California State Fire Marshal Firefighter I Academy under the 2001 curriculum or proof of completion of a California State Fire Marshal accredited Firefighter I Academy under the 2013 curriculum by the time of application. If your Firefighter I Academy certification predates the 2013 curriculum change, your application will not be considered for review.

3. Must be at least 18 years of age.

4. Must possess a high school diploma or GED. College degree from an accredited university preferred.

5. Must possess a valid California driver's license with a driving record acceptable to the District. Firefighter Endorsement will be required by end of probationary period.

6. A Health Care Provider CPR certificate/card consistent with AHA, including a skills component.

The following minimum qualifications are also required as outlined below:

1. Must possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) issued after January 1, 2016, by time of conditional offer. CPAT not required for lateral appointments.

2. Current PHTLS or ITLS and PALS or PEPP certifications required by time of final offer of employment. Candidates must present valid certificates in order to receive a final offer of employment.

3. Must be a California resident by time of appointment.

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:

1. Must possess a valid National Registry certification and valid ACLS certification at time of application. ACLS certification must be equivalent to AHA ACLS standards and include a hands-on skills demonstration sign off consistent with standard ACLS protocol. 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.

2. 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.

3. Must be at least 18 years of age.

4. Must possess a high school diploma or GED. College degree from an accredited university preferred.

5. A Health Care Provider CPR certificate/card consistent with AHA, including a skills component.

The following minimum qualifications are also required as outlined below:

1. Must possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) issued after January 1, 2016, by time of conditional offer. CPAT not required for lateral appointments.

2. Current PHTLS or ITLS and PALS or PEPP certifications required by time of final offer of employment. Candidates must present valid certificates in order to receive a final offer of employment.

3. Must possess a valid California driver's license with a driving record acceptable to the District by the time of appointment. Firefighter Endorsement will be required by end of probationary period.

4. Must be a California resident by time of appointment.

 

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