Employment Opportunities

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

    • No openings at this time

 

The information below is subject to change and should only be used for reference purposes.100_0291

Firefighter/Paramedic Minimum Qualifications

  • 18 years of age or older at time of application
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Current valid CPAT card
  • Valid CPR card and ACLS card
  • Valid California “C” class Drivers License
  • U.S. Citizenship or in the process of obtaining citizenship
  • In paramedic school (a paramedic license will be required prior to a job offer from the Alpine Fire Protection District)

 

 

Process to become a firefighter/paramedic

  • Obtain an Alpine Fire Protection District application
  • Physical Ability Test100_0288
  • Oral Board Interview
  • Successfully pass a Paramedic Skills Test
  • Interview with the Fire Chief
  • Offer of Employment
  • Pass a background investigation
  • Pass a medical exam including drug test
  • Complete a probationary period of two years from date of hire

 

Desirable Education and Skills

  • California Class C Firefighters Restricted Drivers License
  • State of California Firefighter I
  • Accredited Firefighter I Academy
  • Associates Degree – AA/AS
  • Bachelor Degree – BA/BS
  • Fire Science Certificates
  • Experience as a paramedic

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