SAN GABRIEL FIRE DEPARTMENT
1303 S. DEL MAR AVENUE
SAN GABRIEL, CALIFORNIA 91776
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Updated: June 16, 2022
Position Title: Firefighter EMT - Entry LevelSalary Information: $5,916 (Step A) to $7,191 (Step E)
The San Gabriel Fire Department is seeking to establish an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter EMT. All candidates must take the FireTEAM exam through National Testing Network to be considered further in the hiring process.
The department requires the candidate Public Safety Self Assessment (PSSA) Parts 1 & 2. You can access these through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PSSA as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.
CalPERS 2% @ 50 for "Classic" CalPERS Members, 2.7%@57 for new CalPERS Members (PEPRA ). City paid medical per MOU (Up to $1568/ month for employee+ family). See MOU for benefit schedule. Delta Dental PPO and HMO, VSP Vision Plan available. Paid Retiree Medical, including family members per California Gov. Code 22893 Tuition Reimbursement, City Paid Life Insurance, City Paid EAP, Department Paid Mental Health and Wellness Program, Educational Incentive Pay, Paramedic Re-Certification Pay, Uniform Allowance, Bi-lingual Pay, Longevity Pay. 144 hrs. Sick Leave per year with 50% cash out option per MOU. 144 hrs. (starting) Vacation Leave per year, increases with service time up to 240 hrs. per year at 15 years of service with yearly cash out option per MOU. 156 hrs. Holiday Pay with cash out option per MOU. Bereavement Leave 457 Deferred Comp Plan. Flexible Spending Account Refer to San Gabriel Firefighters Association MOU at sangabrielcity.com for complete details.
The City of San Gabriel Fire Department (SGFD) is seeking qualified candidates for Firefighter-EMT. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested, qualified and suited for a career in the fire-rescue services our historic “City with a Mission.” A career with the SGFD offers excellent pay and benefits, a full array of fire services and programs, special assignments such as USAR, REMS, and Wildland Overhead. The Department also offers outstanding training and development opportunities, sponsorships to paramedic school for eligible candidates, and a great location for living and working in Southern California.
Founded in 1771, San Gabriel is located 10 miles northeast of Los Angeles and is the birthplace of the greater metropolitan region. Today, San Gabriel is a burgeoning community with several neighborhoods of aesthetic and historical significance, outstanding schools, and excellent public amenities. The heart of San Gabriel is its Mission District, a culturally rich and historic center that blends the charm of early California with a modern-progressive experience. The Mission District is home to the San Gabriel Mission and Mission Playhouse and host of several festivals and events that attract patrons from all over the region, including the annual Dumpling & Beer Festival and Lunar New Year Festival. All of this and much more make San Gabriel a great place to live, work, and play.Population:
42,000 residents, 80,000 daily transient - commuters
Age: 18 years of age at the time of employment
Citizenship Required: Must demonstrate ability to legally reside and work in the US.
High School Grad/GED: Must possess a High School Diploma or GED
Valid CALIFORNIA Driver's License: California Class "C" driver license at time of appointment with the ability to obtain a Firefighter Endorsement by completion of 12 mo. Probationary period .
Vision: Must pass NFPA 1582 Pre-Employment Medical Exam
College: AS or Higher College Degree Highly Desirable
Academy Certification: California FF-1 Certificate or Certificate of Completion from a CCSFM Accredited Fire Academy required at time of application.
Prior Experience: Experience as an Auxiliary, Cadet , Explorer, or other firefighting experience is highly desirable.
To qualify for Firefighter-EMT, candidates must possess and meet the following:
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate is an aspiring Firefighter-EMT who is prepared and willing to develop into an outstanding fire-rescue professional. The ideal candidate also has outstanding character, work ethic, judgment, communication skills, interpersonal tact, empathy, and compassion. Most importantly, the ideal candidate is fully committed to the principles of good public service and exemplifies these principles in their performance.
Duties and Expectations: Under general supervision, the Firefighter-EMT performs fire suppression, fire prevention and rescue operations. Day-to-day duties include responding to emergency medical incidents, structure fires, wildland fires, vehicle accidents, hazardous material incidents, spills, releases, and numerous other types of calls including routine and non-emergency calls for service. The Firefighter-EMT must also effectively write incident reports and memoranda, fill out forms, perform public education, make emergency/disaster preparations, maintain station facilities and apparatus, and perform other related and/or special duties as assigned. Firefighter-EMTs must continuously participate in and complete emergency medical services continuing education credits, firefighting proficiency training, EMT expanded scope of practice training, in-house educational programs, and city-wide employee training programs.