Seasonal Firefighter Recruitment 2020
The District is anticipating the need for seasonal firefighters this year. Staffing during the wildland fire season (3-8 months) may include Engine and Inspector assignments.
- Engine: Firefighters in Engine assignments fight wildland, rural, and structural fires and respond to various other emergencies including medical emergencies. Additional responsibilities include repairing equipment and general station housekeeping.
- Defensible Space Inspector: The Defensible Space Inspector will conduct professional work in fire prevention or other related work. Examples of work tasks include but are not limited to one or more of the following:
- Perform defensible space inspections in accordance with Public Resources Code Section 4291.
- Increase awareness, knowledge and actions implemented by individuals and communities to reduce human loss and property damage from wildfires, such as defensible space and other fuels reduction activities, fire prevention and fire safe building standards.