San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District
San Ramon, California
Salary: $16.63 - $21.22 Hourly
Want to gain knowledge and experience on the day to day operations of a fire district? Are you interested in doing that as part of a dynamic and progressive team?
The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is seeking highly motivated Applicants who desire to actively support our commitment to providing a high level of service to our community.
We have it all here – residential, commercial, manufacturing, wildland, freeways, EMS, not to mention the occasional pet rescue. The District Aide position provides support District-wide and is integral in helping the District fulfill its mission.
This is an outstanding opportunity to become part of our dedicated team and to be actively involved in taking our District forward. We are committed to personal and professional growth and provide opportunities to learn about the District and its operations.
This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in public safety. If you become a District Aide with our District you will have an opportunity to apply to our San Ramon Valley Fire District Recruit and Retention Training Program. This is an outstanding opportunity to receive the training necessary to become a full time firefighter paramedic with SRVFPD.
The goal of the San Ramon Valley Fire District (District) Internal Recruit and Retention Training Program (Program) is to increase the number and diversity of qualified prospects for the position of Firefighter Paramedic, with an emphasis on recruits from the immediate vicinity of the District, and to increase the retention of District Aides, Firefighter Reserves, and Volunteer Firefighters by developing a District funded pathway to obtaining a Paramedic License or Firefighter I Academy Certificate in conjunction with a conditional offer of full-time employment for at least a 5-year commitment to the District.
Many of our District Aides are hired into full-time firefighter positions.
Plus, we offer a flexible work schedule to fit around school and other commitments.
• Drive a District vehicle to deliver mail and packages to fire stations;
• Assist with office projects such as scanning, filing and organizing;
• Support recruitments by helping with setup and clean up;
• Work directly with managers on a variety of projects;
• Provide assistance with annual Hose Testing by reporting directly to Fire Captains
• Assist with the annual 9/11 Memorial;
• Support Fleet Mechanic with transportation and apparatus related projects; and
Provide assistance to the IT department with radios, organizing E-Waste, testing equipment at Stations.
Benefits: This position is not eligible for employee benefits with the exception of paid sick leave. In accordance with District Administrative Policy #211A, Paid Sick Leave – AB1522, and the Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act of 2014 (AB1522), temporary employees who are not covered by a labor agreement or other District policy and who work 30 or more days within a calendar year of commencement of employment will accrue 1.0 hours of paid sick leave per every 30 hours worked to a maximum of 48 hours. Unused paid sick leave accruals will carry over to the following year up to the 48-hour maximum. The District will deduct any mandatory payroll withholdings that may apply, i.e. FICA/Medicare, and Federal and State Income Tax.
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 and 180 employees.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates must apply online through Government Jobs at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/srvfire.
A completed application must be submitted into governmentjobs.com no later than 12:00 pm, December 31, 2020.
The District will review application material and select the most qualified candidates to participate in the recruitment process, which includes a panel interview.
As part of the overall recruitment process, candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to successfully pass a background investigation and a medical examination, including drug screening.
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