Category: Safety – Entry Level Trainee Work Schedule: Full-time Employer: County of Ventura Job Closing Date: March 1, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Website: https://hr.ventura.org/ Firefighter Trainee/Firefighter Trainee Paramedic County of Ventura, California
Salary: $64,344.15 to $73,823.63 annually, plus benefits
Closing Date: March 1, 2019 at 5:00 pm
The County of Ventura Fire Department is committed to excellence, delivered with pride. Our response area includes more than 480,000 people in the unincorporated areas of Ventura County and seven of its cities: Ojai, Port Hueneme, Moorpark, Camarillo, Santa Paula, Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks.
Composed of 583 dedicated men and women, the Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) is an all-hazard, full-service agency. VCFD's services are built around our mission of anticipating and responding to the dynamic public safety needs of our diverse community. This includes prevention and education, response and communication. We proudly provide fire protection, medical aid, rescue, hazardous materials response, and a variety of other services to the public. Formed in 1928 as a special district, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors act as the fire department's board of directors.
Firefighter Trainees, under direct supervision, suppress fires using fire fighting equipment, perform emergency medical treatment, perform rescue using ropes and associated hardware and power tools, respond to and address hazardous materials releases as appropriate, assist in fire prevention, public relations and educational activities, operate fire fighting equipment, perform station maintenance tasks, and perform related work as required.
This is the entry classification of the firefighter series. Trainees are eligible for promotion to Firefighter following completion of a one (1) year probationary period, during which one must graduate from the Fire Academy.
· Be at least 21 years of age at time of application
· Be a High School graduate or possess a GED Certificate
· Possess or have the ability to obtain a valid unrestricted California Class C driver license, at time of hire.
For further information about this recruitment visit our website at https://hr.ventura.org/.
For additional inquiries, email Fire Recruitment at FireHR.Recruiter@ventura.org
Location/Region: Ventura, CA