Tuesday , April 16 2024

Cal Fire Application – Battalion Chief

Website Cal Fire

Job Description:

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is California’s fire department and resource management agency. The organization is comprised of nearly 8,000 permanent and seasonal employees. The mission of the Department is to serve and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of California.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Battalion Chiefs perform as subunit managers and direct personnel in the implementation of various departmental programs (e.g., training, safety, emergency command center, fire prevention, air operations, camps, fire stations)
  • Perform staff and support functions of comparable difficulty and responsibility as either unit or Academy training officers, fire protection planning and/or prevention officers, local government fire marshals, or as region command center officers.
  • Conducting arson and preliminary fire investigations, public information activities, and relief field battalion coverage.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to direct and evaluate operational resources to safely and successfully mitigate incidents and ensure firefighter safety
  • Ability to remain calm and perform effectively in high stress situations
  • Ability to perform regular and/or relief field battalion coverage to manage day-to-day operations and all-risk emergency incidents
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership under unusually stressful conditions in both emergency and non-emergency situations
  • Ability to command emergency incidents in compliance with law, policy, various agency agreements, and established procedures in order to mitigate the incident
  • Ability to analyze situations and data to determine the most appropriate course of action to mitigate incidents or problems
  • Ability to work independently on projects or assignments with minimal supervision or detailed instructions

Qualification & Experience:

  • Three years of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Fire Captain or Fire Captain (Paramedic).

Job Details:

Company: Cal Fire

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Redding, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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