ASSISTANT CHIEFSTANISLAUS CONSOLIDATED FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
STANISLAUS CONSOLIDATED FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT - ASSISTANT CHIEF
A management level, confidential fire officer (29CFR Part 541.2) of a merged headquarters team providing leadership and management to three agencies. The merged headquarters' team consists of a Fire Chief, Assistant Chief, Administrative Battalion Chief, three Shift Battalion Chiefs, a Training Officer and administrative staff personnel. The three agencies supported by this merged headquarters team are: Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District, the City of Oakdale Fire Department, and the Oakdale Fire District.
The Assistant Fire Chief is the second in command of the three agencies' resources and jurisdictions. Primary responsibilities will be operations, supervising the Battalion Chiefs and line staffing, and supporting the administrative needs of the organizations. This position will be assigned a 40-hour work week schedule, however, may work other schedules as needed and approved by the Fire Chief. Develops, plans, implements, and supervises various programs and activities associated with modern firefighting and emergency medical service delivery. The Assistant Chief is responsible for the supervision and oversight of personnel, programs, equipment, and facilities as assigned. The position reports directly to the Fire Chief. The job involves extensive contact with internal team members and external customers. The person is responsible for a wide variety of complex administrative and managerial duties that include planning, development of the workforce, and leadership and management of staff.
This position requires occasional exposure to extreme hazards and inclement environmental conditions when at the scene of an emergency or otherwise in the performance of duties.
Please click on the link to our website and review the qualifications/information for the position. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume, application, responses to supplemental questions and five work-related references (references will not be contacted until mutual interest is established to):
Chief Stephen Mayotte
Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District
3324 Topeka Street
Riverbank, CA 95367
Application deadline is Monday, March 26, 2012 at 4:00 PM (PST). Postmarks, fax copies, and email are not acceptable methods to meet the deadline.
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BATTALION CHIEFCAL FIRE
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is California's fire department and resource management agency. The organization is comprised of nearly 8,000 permanent and seasonal employees. The mission of the Department is to serve and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of California.
CAL FIRE offers well-paying careers and opportunities for advancement. When you join CAL FIRE, you join a family of employees that function as a team. You will build trust and friendship with your co-workers, as together you respond to emergencies and challenging situations. CAL FIRE provides employees with a variety of career choices and opportunities. We hope that you will consider a rewarding and challenging career with CAL FIRE!
DUTIES OF THE POSITION: Under the general supervision of the Deputy Chief of Civil Cost Recovery, the Battalion Chief will provide leadership, direction, and support in the Civil Cost Recovery Unit as detailed below. Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: •25% 1. Statewide Reports, Data-Collection, and Policy & Procedure Improvement *Oversee reporting and data-collection tracking systems, including incorporation of current relevant statewide civil investigation data into a centralized location with an accessible format. Work with counterparts in criminal investigations to integrate current prevention reports and data. Use data and other field input to identify investigation or case management improvement needs. Prepare policy changes and procedures that can implement improvements through the Department's issuance system and through templates, sample reports, and field checklists. •25% 2. Case Management Support *Provide case inquiry assistance to region-based case managers. Organize training for region and unit personnel as requested through the regions. Training could include any aspect of civil case preparation and management, such as investigations and case reports, cost-package accuracy and justifications, and/or civil proceedings up to and including court preparation. •25% 3. Civil Cost Recovery Personnel Leadership *Provide leadership of and guidance to staff services analysts, office technicians, and retired annuitants assigned to civil cost recovery at Sacramento Headquarters. Effectively utilize personnel to accomplish the unit's goals and key priorities. •15% 4. Contract & Budget Management *Manage consultant (expert witness) and purchasing contracts. Work with the contracts office and consultants to ensure all needed contracts are in place, tracked, and timely paid. Manage office budget. •10% 5. Emergency Incident and Investigation Support Provide support for and at emergency incidents as directed under the total force concept. Conduct investigations as needed in law enforcement, if a qualified peace officer or if otherwise qualified to conduct the requested investigation. *These are the essential functions for this position. Essential functions are those functions that the individual who holds the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation.
HOW TO APPLY:
Include position number 544-522-9723-001 and working title in the Job Title Section of the Examination and/or Employment Application (STD. 678). Send your completed STD. 678 and resume to:
CAL FIRE Office of State Fire Marshal
Attention: Kay Price
P.O. Box 944246
Sacramento, California 94244-2460
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BATTALION CHIEFEL DORADO HILLS
Monthly salary range: $8,889 to $10,804 DOQ Plus an attractive benefits package.
Application deadline: Monday, April 16, 2012 at 5pm PT
El Dorado Hills (population approx. 42,500) is a community that enjoys the kind of location that Californians dream about. El Dorado Hills is nestled in the picturesque foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, about 25 miles east of Sacramento and 90 minutes from Lake Tahoe and is often referred to as the gateway to El Dorado County. El Dorado Hills offers the amenities of shops, hotels, services, entertainment, and a great variety of restaurants that make living here ideal. This community is also very proud of the recognition that it’s schools have received and it’s cultural achievements. To learn more about the community, visit the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce website at www.eldoradohillschamber.com
The El Dorado Hills Fire Department is a full service, all-risk Fire Department, providing state-of-the-art services such as Advanced Life Support (ALS), Emergency Medical Services (EMS), residential, commercial and wildland fire suppression, hazardous materials safety, fire prevention code enforcement, public education, and community service. The Department’s mission "to serve the community of El Dorado Hills with integrity and excellence" serves as the foundation as we go about our daily responsibilities of providing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week rapid response to medical aid calls, auto accidents, wildland, brush and structure fires. From its beginning in 1963 as a volunteer organization, the Department has grown to 11 Administrative Staff members, 46 paid Captain/Engineer/Firefighter/Paramedics and 36 Volunteers that staff four strategically located stations within the District. The Department provides its community with service that extends beyond responding to emergencies to include numerous Fire Prevention programs such as school programs and home safety inspections as well as other community services such as rattlesnake removals and vehicle lockout assistance to name a few. The Department serves a geographical area consisting of urban development interfacing with rural and wildland areas and covers approximately 48 square miles with 14,205 homes and an estimated population of 42,500.
The Battalion Chief (BC) - Fire Marshal is responsible for management of staff and resources on an assigned shift and for administering all aspects of the Fire Prevention Division . This position shall be responsible to the Deputy Chief. The BC - Fire Marshal is responsible for coordinating all department resources to the benefit of the community, and enforcing all policies, rules and regulations, practices and procedures of the Department. This position directs and supervises emergency activities when necessary, operating under the Incident Command System and exercises direct supervision over subordinate fire personnel. Supervisory responsibilities include evaluating work performance, overseeing and coordinating the functions and activities of subordinates to achieve desired goals, advising staff on career goals and providing opportunities for professional development, maintaining morale and motivating staff to perform their best work, and promoting the core values of the department. The BC - Fire Marshal is also responsible for overseeing all activities of the Prevention Division to ensure the effective enforcement of all fire prevention laws and ordinances governing the prevention of fires and elimination of fire hazards. This position plans, organizes and directs the activities of assigned personnel engaged in fire prevention activities. The BC - Fire Marshal shall ensure that fire inspections are made on commercial, industrial and other occupancies as prescribed by laws and ordinances. This position shall make recommendations to the Chief for the elimination of special hazards and dangerous conditions existing in the District. This position shall evaluate the effectiveness of the fire prevention program and make adjustments to the program to maintain its effectiveness; prepare and submit to the Chief a report of all activities, monthly and annually, and shall submit and administer a current Fire Prevention Budget. The BC - Fire Marshal is an integral part of the administrative management team and will participate in development of district policies and operations. This position will be classified as an administration/overtime exempt position and may work a 9/80 schedule.
The Battalion Chief - Fire Marshal must be a strong leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Critical knowledge and abilities include: Knowledge of: State and local laws, codes, ordinances, and statutes related to fire prevention and control. Fire suppression techniques, tactics and strategy; fire suppression and emergency medical vehicles, tools and equipment. Principles and practices of fire inspection and prevention. Emergency scene safety considerations. Hazardous materials. Incident Command System. Training/instruction procedures and techniques. Supervisory principles, procedures, methods and techniques. Relevant federal and state employment laws, rules, and regulations. Ability to: Direct and guide others in the accomplishment of tasks and goals; clearly communicate expectations and standards to staff. Create an organizational climate which is positive reinforcing and supportive; actively support management decisions and motivate employees toward organizational goals. Establish procedures to monitor and control tasks, process, and activities of subordinates. Delegate and coordinate work effectively and follow up on the results of delegated assignments. Size up fire/emergency scenes, determine the appropriate course of action, coordinate activities, and take appropriate action. Manage the technical aspects of various fire suppression, prevention, emergency medical services, and hazardous materials operations. Work with people in a tactful, diplomatic manner; handle interpersonal problems without arousing undo antagonism; understand emotions and motives of others and how they will react in different situations. Communicate effectively and speak in a clear and understandable manner; make effective presentations; listen to others attentively and with comprehension. Write effective correspondence and technical reports; effectively express ideas in writing.
The minimum requirements for the position of BC - Fire Marshal are: Education/Certification: Chief Officer Certification OR AA/AS Degree in Fire Technology or a related field and Fire Officer Certification, OR BA/BS or higher in Business Administration, Fire Management, Public Administration, or a related field. Must be currently certified as an EMT-I. Must be NIMS Compliant with IS-700 & IS-800 Certification (attach copies). PC832 required within one year of appointment. CFSTES Fire Prevention Officer II and/or III is desirable. *Note: If using the education option of a BA/BS or higher; the candidate MUST have completed from the Fire Officer Certificate program the following courses: Fire Command 1A, 1B and 1C. The candidate must become certified as a Fire Officer within 18 months of appointment. Experience: Eight years of experience in fire suppression and/or prevention, including two years at the rank of Company Officer or higher.
Must be located within 20 minutes travel time from Station 85 within six months of start date. Minimum of Calif. Drivers License, Class C required at time of appointment. Firefighter endorsement is required within six months of start date. Candidates not meeting one or more of the above requirements, but with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the duties of Battalion Chief - Fire Marshal, may be considered.
Compensation & Benefits: The El Dorado Hills Fire Department offers an exceptional salary and benefits package. The salary for this position is $8,889 to $10,804 per month. Actual salary will be dependent on the qualifications of the successful candidate. The compensation/benefits package includes: California PERS safety retirement. Vesting in five years. Employer-Paid Member Contributions are treated as PERS reportable compensation. Department paid medical, dental and vision coverage. Educational Incentive Pay. Longevity Pay. Management Incentive of $1,000 per month. Twelve paid holidays. Thirteen days of vacation increasing with years of service. Ten days of Administrative Leave. Seventeen days of sick leave. Department paid life insurance and long term disability. Retiree medical benefits (for eligible retirees).
The final filing date is Monday, April 16, 2012. To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please submit the Department application, your resume with cover letter, current salary, copies of required degrees and/or certifications, and a list of six work related references (references will not be contacted prior to approval by candidates). Also include your written response to the following topic (recommended not more than two  typewritten pages) Please describe in detail specific examples from your paid or volunteer experience that demonstrate your leadership skills. Include the approximate dates, titles and roles of individuals involved, specific actions/steps that you took, and the outcomes. Those applicants that are determined to be the most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include: Written test - date to be determined. Assessment Center - date to be determined. Physical Agility test - date to be determined. Successful candidates will be placed on a list for Battalion Chief – Fire Marshal and will be eligible for appointment/promotion. The Department anticipates making an appointment to the position by the beginning of July, 2012 following final interviews and the completion of thorough reference checks. The anticipated start date for the appointed candidate is September, 2012 . Prior to appointment candidates must pass a comprehensive physical exam, background investigation, and a drug screening.
The Department Application is available on our website at www.edhfire.com Complete application packets will be accepted by mail, email or in person at El Dorado Hills Fire Department, Station 85 only, between 0800 and 1600 hours, Monday through Friday.
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FIREFIGHTERS & PARAMEDICSCITY OF LOS ANGELES
The Los Angeles City Fire Department, ISO Class 1, recruits for Firefighters & Paramedics.
Serving the United States' second largest city, LAFD covers 470 square miles and responds to over 710,000 requests for fire, rescue, and E M S annually.
Salary range: $44,474-64,978. Requirements include: HS diploma or equivalent, eighteen (18) years of age at time of application. The LA City Fire Department maintains an extensive website outlining the hiring qualifications, application process, and other frequently asked questions.
For a complete a departmental profile, please visit: http://www.lafd.org/
For information on becoming part of the LAFD, visit: www.joinlafd.org
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FIREFIGHTERLOS ANGELES COUNTY
The Los Angeles County Fire Department, the United States' second largest fire department, covers 3.5 million plus residents living in a 2,278 square mile area.
LA County Fire responds to nearly 250,000 calls annually using 163 engines, 31 trucks, and more than 75 medic units. LACoFD is divided into 9 divisions and 20 battalions operating out of 157 stations. A diverse mix of urban, rural, and remote and a cultural multi-ethnic melting pot, the Los Angeles County Fire Department has often been acknowledged as an evolutionary leader in the fire, rescue, and E M S communities.
LACoFD has many different challenges including aviation units, technical rescue, USAR, and wildfire/wildland suppression & management.
For more information about open positions, contact our Personnel Services Section at (323) 881-2308, or visit the L.A. County Fire Department Recruitment Website:
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The mission of the San Francisco Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the people of San Francisco from fires, natural disasters, and hazardous materials incidents; to save lives by providing emergency medical services; to prevent fires through prevention and education programs; and to provide a work environment that values cultural diversity and is free of harassment and discrimination.
The SFFD provides protection to approximately 750,000 citizens residing in the 47.5 square miles of San Francisco. During the business day, this number increases to approximately 1.2 million people. The Suppression forces consist of approximately 1700 firefighting and emergency medical field personnel. A separate three-station contingent of the fire department provides ARFF and EMS services to the San Francisco International Airport.
The San Francisco Fire Department Values:
•The public's trust and opportunity to serve;
•A work environment that promotes harmony, respect for each person, and is free from harassment, discrimination, and retaliation;
•A diverse work force which reflects the community it serves;
•A highly trained professional work force; Teamwork to effectively achieve the Department's mission.
If you would like to be notified when application filing is open again complete an H-2 Interest Card, and send it via email by clicking "Submit".
Visit http://www.sf-fire.org/ for information.
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Serving the sixth largest City in the United States and the second largest City in California, San Diego Fire & Life Safety Services is a multi-faceted organization that provides City residents with numerous fire and life saving services including fire protection, emergency medical services and lifeguard protection at San Diego beaches.
Very few departments in the City of San Diego have the wide variety of career possibilities as those found in San Diego Fire & Life Safety Services. Operating out of 45 stations, covering more than 17 miles of coastline, and serving almost 332 square miles with over 1,200 sworn and civilian personnel...firefighters, paramedics, lifeguards, dispatchers, mechanics, and clerical personnel work together to provide fire and safety services for more than 1,200,000 residents.
For information on careers with San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, visit their official website at: http://www.sandiego.gov/fireandems/
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Situated between the Diablo and Santa Cruz mountain ranges, the City of San José encompasses 178 square miles at the southern tip of San Francisco Bay.
The San José Fire Department (SJFD) protects approximately 200 square miles of residential, commercial, high-rise, wildland interface areas, and airport facilities terrain. With 750+ uniformed personnel and a total staff of more than 865 employees, plus 34 fire stations, SJFD’s FY09/10 operating budget is more than $150 million. In 2010, SJFD responded to more than 70,000 requests for fire suppression, rescue, haz-mat and EMS assistance.
The San Jose Fire Department is an advanced, diverse and progressive fire department situated in the Capital of Silicon Valley. Our goal is to maintain San Jose's heritage of excellence by recruiting candidates that reflect the rich make-up of our diverse population. We appreciate your interest and have provided information which will guide you through the steps required to become a member of our elite firefighting team.
If you meet the firefighter minimum qualifications, please fill out our firefighter interest card. We will notify you of the next tests. For questions or comments about employment, please visit http://www.sjfd.org/Recruitment/index.asp
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The Oakland Fire Department is a diverse work force of courageous, committed and compassionate professionals that are destined to utilize our strengths and abilities to function as a world class fire department.
By incorporating the essential elements of a back to basics strategy, coupled with a focus on our core mission, which is providing effective and efficient fire prevention, fire suppression and disaster preparedness, the Oakland Fire Department will establish itself as the most dynamic, committed and professional fire department in Alameda County. By highlighting accomplishment of a comprehensive "all risk" mitigation strategy, including areas of EMS, USAR, responses to terrorism and community based fire protection, the Oakland Fire Department will establish itself as the most dynamic, committed and professional fire department in the state of California.
By expanding our professional network and expertise, and by utilizing our fire instructor cadre as experts in all fields of professional fire servicing, the Oakland Fire Department will establish itself as the most dynamic, committed and professional fire department in the nation. By expanding our local concept of community based fire service and expanding our expertise to those beyond our local, state and national borders, we will channel our expertise and energy to make the Oakland Fire Department a world class fire department: a valuable resource to the world community.
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The Ventura County Fire Protection District is
comprised of the finest employees in Ventura County. This employee group is the nucleus of our team concept that provides exceptional public services delivered with pride. The team manifests itself as the firefighters who deliver the highly visible emergency services and the fire prevention staff who promote preventive actions, yet is sustained by the highly qualified support staff behind the scenes. We cherish diversity in our team and use our differences to enhance public service delivery.
The Ventura County Fire Department covers is divided into and protected by five battalions. These battalions are comprised of 32 fire stations, staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Additionally, these fire stations serve the cities of Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, Moorpark, Port Hueneme, Ojai, as well as the California State University at Channel Islands, and the unincorporated areas of the County. Stations are staffed by 33 companies, utilizing fire engines (structural and wildland), rescue engines, ladder trucks, and many other types of specialized apparatus.
In addition to fire, rescue, and medical response, the Bureau of Emergency Services also maintains a Special Operations component, which is responsible for countywide response to emergencies requiring technically skilled operations, called Support Companies, which are stationed strategically throughout the county. Some of the specialized emergency services provided by this unit include hazardous materials response, rescuing victims from swift water and confined spaces, such as collapsed buildings, caves, trench cave-ins, and water rescues.
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) division is responsible for providing medical oversight for all facets of the Department's EMS program. EMS is charged with the training and certification of fire company personnel as Emergency Medical Technicians. Firefighters are also provided with special training in the use of the semi-automatic defibrillator, CPR, multi-casualty incident management, as well as many other EMS related topics. Additionally, EMS is responsible for ensuring the highest level of medical quality control through adherence to high standards and exacting protocols.
The Ventura County Fire Department only accepts application for open positions, which can be found on their webpage at: http://www.fire.countyofventura.org/
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FIREFIGHTERSACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN FIRE DISTRICT
On December 1, 2000, two local fire districts came together and formed the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District.
From public education and training to firefighting, emergency services, search and rescue and more, Sac Metro Fire professionals stand ready to serve the greater Sacramento region. The highly skilled firefighters and support personnel of Metro Fire serve nearly 640,000 citizens over a 417-square-mile area, serving Sacramento & Placer counties including the City of Citrus Heights and the City of Rancho Cordova.
Historically, Metro Fire represents 16 former fire agencies, some of which were founded more than six decades ago. Today, Metro Fire is the seventh-largest fire district in California with 42 strategically located fire stations.
For employment information, visit: http://www.sacmetrofire.ca.gov/
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