The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is currently recruiting for the position of Reserve Firefighter. This is a volunteer position with the District and an outstanding opportunity to become a valued member of an innovative and progressive fire district.
ABOUT THE RESERVE FIREFIGHTER PROGRAM
The District's Reserve Firefighter Program is a dynamic and challenging program designed to create a pool of highly trained, volunteer Reserve Firefighters who will be capable of assisting the District's full-time personnel in meeting the operational needs of the
District. It is an excellent program for candidates who are committed to pursuing a Fire Service career.
Reserve Firefighters will work under the guidance and supervision of the District's full- time personnel and will receive training in accordance with state training requirements for Firefighter I and Emergency Care (Basic First Aid and EMT-D). Please note that the District's training will only augment the skills development for these certifications. It will not provide Reserve Firefighters with Firefighter I or EMT certifications.
The Reserve Firefighters will provide hands-on support to the District in appropriately limited risk capacities, including responding to emergencies when required. Reserve Firefighters can expect to provide support to the District's Suppression crews for the following types of incidents: structure fires, wildland fires, medical emergencies, hazardous conditions, and public service assists.
The Reserve Firefighters will also provide support in a variety of other capacities, such as equipment maintenance, hose testing, station maintenance, and Fire Prevention activities (parades, public education, community events).
ABOUT THE DISTRICT:
The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is an independent Special District in Contra Costa County responsible for providing a high level of emergency and non-emergency services to the communities it serves. The District's service area encompasses approximately 155 square miles, serving the communities of Alamo, Blackhawk, Danville, Diablo, San Ramon, the southern boundary of Morgan Territory, and the Tassajara Valley. The communities are primarily residential, commercial, office park, and controlled manufacturing protected by 10 stations, 155 employees, and 47 volunteers. Financial oversight and strategic policy direction are provided by an elected 5-member Board of Directors.
The following minimum qualifications are required at the time of application unless noted otherwise:
Must be 18 years of age.
Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
Must possess a valid California driver's license with a driving record acceptable to the District.
Must reside within the District or within 15 miles of District boundaries.
Must possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT), issued after 2018 by time of conditional offer.