Contact the CAL FIRE Human Resources Office at 916-445-7801 or your local CAL FIRE Unit.
You can Click Here to see local offices and contact information.
The minimum qualification to participate in the Fire Fighter I Classification is that you must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment to a Firefighter I position.
You must file a Fire Fighter I Application at each CAL FIRE Unit in which you wish to be considered for appointment. For a listing of CAL FIRE Units, please refer to the "CAL FIRE Unit Contacts".
The filing period for the 2018 season is November 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018.
Applications will be accepted by mail OR in person at our Southern Region Headquarters.
For directions on how to apply, go to Jobs.Ca.Gov, search for Fire Fighter I and view the job posting with Job Control #JC-83818
PLEASE REVIEW THE UNIT LISTING ON THE SECOND PAGE OF THE FIRE FIGHTER I EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR UNIT CONTACT INFORMATION.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED AT EACH UNIT IN WHICH YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR APPOINTMENT.
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JANUARY 31, 2018 MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE 2019 FIRE SEASON.
Applications will not be accepted at Sacramento Headquarters, Region Offices, or Conservation Camps.
The general public is unable to differentiate between Career and Paid-Call Company members.
Therefore, the responsibility is equal to that of all Firefighters who serve in the Fresno County Fire Protection District.
All Company Members are required to meet and maintain established minimum standards of physical fitness, personal discipline, training and emergency response.
Accepting an appointment as a PCF, is the acceptance of responsibility to serve as a Firefighter of the Fire District and expresses a commitment to meet and maintain the minimum standards required by any Firefighter serving in the State of California.
Each individual should take pride in the services they provide to their Community and should strive to perform at the highest level of proficiency and professionalism.
So if you are interested in how to become a firefighter, keep reading throught our site to learn more about the training,the duties and the challenges that a Cal Fire firefighter faces while in the line of duty.
Good luck in your Firefighter Career Job Research!.