REDONDO BEACH, CITY OF
401 S. BROADWAY
REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA 90277
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Updated: May 29, 2020
Job Classification: Firefighter
The Redondo Beach Fire Department is currently accepting test scores for the position of Firefighter. The department is not currently accepting new applications but may reopen an application period in the future. Please do not submit test scores to the department if you have not already submitted an application.
Salary Information: $5,145 - $6,2019/month with many additional special pays and bonuses available.
Benefit Information: The City offers a cafeteria-style benefit plan, with medical benefits through CalPERS, dental plans through Delta Dental, and vision plans through VSP. The City contributes $1,174 monthly for employee-only coverage, and $1,221 monthly for the employee plus one or more dependents. Other benefits include City-paid life insurance and employee assistance programs. Deferred compensation is available through ICMA-RC. Complete salary and benefit information may be located in the Redondo Beach Firefighters Association MOU, available online at www.redondo.org/mou.
Candidate Contact:Human Resources310-318-0659Human.Resources@redondo.org
High School Grad/GED: Required
Valid CALIFORNIA State Driver's License: Required
Ability to Read/Speak English: Required
Academy Certification: Completion of California State Firefighter I Academy Certification required
Note: Certification as a Firefighter I from the California State Fire Marshal is highly desired. Current California Paramedic License and accreditation as a paramedic by the Los Angeles Country EMSA are highly desired; opportunity to promote to Firefighter/Paramedic may be available in the future.
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: The position requires knowledge of: Modern firefighting methods and procedures; emergency medical methods and procedures; CPR techniques; safety practices and regulations; fire science; principles of fire prevention and arson investigation; various firefighting rescue and emergency medical tools and equipment. The City offers tuition reimbursement of up to $1,500 per employee per fiscal year, for a total of $20,000 max for all members of the Redondo Beach Firefighters’ Association.
Hiring Process: The selection process may include, but is not limited to, any combination of the following:
Equal Opportunity Employer: The City of Redondo Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Candidates with a disability who may need accommodation during the selection process must notify the Human Resources Department at least five (5) business days in advance of the test date.
Military Veteran Preference Points: Qualified Military Veterans are given an additional five (5) points to an overall total passing score for open-competitive recruitments. Proof of the completion of service must be provided prior to the conclusion of the testing process; it is suggested that you attach the DD-214 to your application.