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Career Opportunities

For more information on current positions open and job descriptions please visit the Human Resources page.

Reserve Firefighter Employment Checklist


Completed Application

Fire Department Employment Application (PDF) 


Highschool Diploma or Equivalent 


  • Firefighter 1 or Completion from an Accredited Firefighter 1 Academy
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) IS-700
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) IS-800
  • Low Angel Rope Rescue
  • S-130 Firefighter Training
  • S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior
  • Hazmat FRO
  • Auto Extrication
  • Fire Control 3 


  • Valid California Class C Driver's License with Firefighter Endorsement or California Class A or B with air break and tank endorsement
  • Valid State of California EMT-1
  • Valid American Heart Association CPR Healthcare Professional/ Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Valid Firefight's Physical Ability Test consisting of a Biddle or CPAT