This recruitment is being conducted to establish an eligibility list to fill current and future lateral-level Firefighter-Paramedic vacancies within the Santa Rosa Fire Department. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of applications are received, and can close at any time.
- Inspect commercial, residential and other occupancies for fire hazards and compliance with fire prevention codes and ordinances
- Respond to rescue calls as part of an engine or truck company and administer medical care
- Operate engine pumping equipment
- Operate a variety of tools and equipment related to fire suppression, rescue and hazardous materials emergency activities
- Participate in continuous training in fire suppression, prevention and inspection through both simulated and on-the-job exercises
- Drive and operate all fire apparatus and equipment
- Inspect and perform routine maintenance on rescue equipment, fire apparatus, hoses and other support equipment
- Learn and study Fire Department rules and regulations, fire hazards and firefighting techniques, and related subjects
- Operate communication equipment
- Conduct fire prevention inspection and education programs
- Serve as a hose operator in firefighting situations including laying hose lines, pulling working lines, holding the nozzle to direct the stream of water on the fire, placing, raising, lowering and climbing ladders and assisting in overhaul and salvage operations
- Candidates who are not currently accredited with Coastal Valleys Emergency Medical Services Agency (CVEMSA) as a Paramedic in Sonoma County must obtain and maintain accreditation within the first four months of employment with the City of Santa Rosa.
- Possession of a Firefighter I Certificate issued by the California State Fire Marshal or successful completion of a California State Fire Marshal approved Firefighter I Academy. If a Firefighter I accreditation was received from another State, the accreditation will be reviewed and accepted on a case-by-case basis.
- Current Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certification are required and must be maintained throughout employment.
- This classification requires the use of a City vehicle while conducting City business. In order to drive, individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely and must possess, and maintain throughout employment, a valid California Class C driver’s license. Possession of a Firefighter Endorsement and a current Health Questionnaire (DL 546) must be obtained during the probationary period and maintained throughout employment.
- Firefighters working in a paramedic assignment are required to possess and maintain a State of California EMT-P (Paramedic) License and Coastal Valleys Emergency Medical Services Agency (CVEMSA) accreditation. Successful lateral level candidates will possess a State of California EMT-P (Paramedic) License at time of application, with the ability to obtain and maintain Coastal Valleys Emergency Medical Services Agency (CVEMSA) accreditation.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Sacramento, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A