Chester Fire Department is establishing an eligibility list to fill Per Diem Paramedic and EMT-B positions.
Chester Fire Department is a progressive all risk, ALS transport, rural fire department positioned uniquely on the North Shore of Lake Almanor between Lassen National Forest and the community of Chester.
We are seeking highly motivated persons who will demonstrate their commitment to the community by continuing the Department's emphasis on excellent customer service. Ideal candidates for this position would demonstrate a positive demeanor with a "can do" attitude, who value teamwork and cooperation within multiple organizations while continuously looking for opportunities to enhance and improve the Department. Under immediate supervision, the Per Diem Firefighter performs all types of fire suppression, prevention, and emergency medical rescue work; promotes fire prevention and participates in the California Mutual aid System.
Candidates will be trained to respond in all types of fire incidents ranging from wild land to structure fires with a wide range of apparatus including a 75 foot latter truck, type 1, type 2 and type 3 engine, 3 ALS ambulances, and an OES tactical water tender.
Meet the certification and requirements for Firefighter I Certification as issued by California State Fire Marshal OR meet the certification requirements for Firefighter I from a State of California accredited fire academy.
California Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) or California Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic license (EMT-P)and NorCal certification.
Ambulance driver certificate and Possession of California B commercial driver's license, or Firefighter endorsement.
About Chester Public Utiility District
Chester Public Utility District serves the citizens of Chester, California (population 2500) with Freshwater delivery, Wastewater treatment, Solid Waste disposal, Recycle, Streetlights and Fire and Ambulance services. Our District and dedicated team of 12 employees is governed by a 5 member board of directors.
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