Firefighter/Paramedic (to establish an Eligibility List)

Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
The City of Barstow - Barstow, California

Application Deadline:

Salary Information

5004.80 monthly

Job Description

The Barstow Fire Protection District is looking to establish an eligibility hiring list for future vacancies of the Firefighter/Paramedic position.  Successful candidates will be hired based on either category: (1) District permanent full-time position(s) or (2) Grant funded full-time position(s).  The grant funded full-time position is being made possible by the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant.  Funding for the Firefighter/Paramedic position(s) provided by the SAFER Grant.  Please be advised that employment for the SAFER Grant employment is based on additional grant award(s) and/or budgetary allowances. 

The City of Barstow is looking for energetic individuals with a strong work-ethic who possess experience in responding to fire and emergency medical calls or service.  The selected candidate(s) must adhere to State and local protocols in treatment of sick and injured persons administrating First Aid, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and other medical procedures.  Maintenance of fire facilities, equipment and apparatus assuring pristine condition is required.  Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws and radio communications procedures is mandatory and geographical knowledge of the City of Barstow and the surrounding community is highly desirable.  Candidates must be able to read and understand technical material, rules and regulations related to firefighting, rescue techniques and emergency medical incidents and analyze emergency  situations with an effective course of action.  The qualified individual should possess the ability to operate standard office machinery (i.e. computer, telephone/fax, copy machines) and equipment used in fire suppression and emergency medical services.  The selected individual will prepare reports, perform mathematical calculations and sort/file documents.

Job Requirements

  • Age: Minimum of 18 yrs. of age
  • Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Experience: Successful completion of either a Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and/or Biddle test within 12 months of application deadline

 - Valid State of California Class C Driver license and have  a good driving record

 - Current CPR certification

 - Current valid ICEMA EMT-P accreditation.  ICEMA accreditation includes California State paramedic license &

    ACLS certification

 - California State Fire Marshal FFl certificate or graduated from a California State Fire Marshal accredited Level l

    FFl academy

 - Copy of California State Fire Marshal FFl or proof of completion of a California State Fire Marshal accredited

    Level l FFl academy

Contact Informaton

Darcy Wigington

The City of Barstow
Barstow, California
phone: 760-255-5129

How to Apply

Applications available at: 

The require applicaton materials should be sent or delivered to the following location:

City of Barstow

Human Resource Office

RE: Firefighter/Paramedic Recruitment

220 East Mountain View Street, Suite A

Barstow, Ca. 92311

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