The City of Vacaville invites applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic I.
Three (3) vacancies currently exist within the department with potentially three (3) additional vacancies to be filled from this recruitment. This recruitment will also be used to establish a list for future vacancies that may occur over the next 12-month period.
Vacaville Firefighter/Paramedics perform skilled work in emergency fire suppression, emergency medical care, fire prevention, investigation activities, ALS transportation and other activities that support the protection of life and property. Firefighter/Paramedics assume primary responsibility for patient care at the scene of a medical emergency; assist in the maintenance and care of all stations, apparatus and equipment; and perform other related duties normally associated with the position of a professional Firefighter/Paramedic.
Firefighter/Paramedic I is the entry classification of the series. Incumbents are promoted to Firefighter/Paramedic II upon successful completion of the Vacaville in-house training academy (typically 16-18 weeks).
Firefighter/Paramedic I salary: $89,079.54 annually (during in-house academy)
Firefighter/Paramedic II salary: $100,215.00 - $121,812.36 annually
Vacaville Firefighter/Paramedics currently work a 48/96 shift schedule, resulting in an average workweek of 56 hours.
Additional information, including benefit details and incentive pay, can be found on our website at www.cityofvacaville.com.
The City of Vacaville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country and supports the hiring of returning service members and military spouses through our Veterans Preference Points Policy.
Job Type: FULL-TIME
Location: Various Facilities, Vacaville, California
Agency: Fire Department