Sunday , April 21 2024

Cal Fire Application – Fire Captain

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:

  • Plans and assigns work, gives instructions, maintains discipline and makes decisions relating to the supervision of engine companies and hand crews engaged in fighting wildland, structural or other fires, flood control, and other emergency activities
  • May occasionally perform minor maintenance on buildings and fire stations
  • Trains a company to fight fire, and operate tools
  • Supervises and performs the construction and maintenance of fire defense improvements
  • Inspects, supervises the use of, and performs preventive and minor maintenance on assigned equipment
  • Operates fire apparatus, power tools (e.g., chain saws) and heavy equipment during emergency incidents and nonemergency project work
  • Installs and supervises exhibits and displays

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to read and write English at a level required for successful job performance
  • Ability to locate and determine origin and fire causes
  • Ability to operate fire and automotive equipment safely
  • Ability to operate power tools
  • Ability to train, advise, instruct and direct a crew of personnel in fire suppression and general maintenance work
  • Ability to read maps
  • Ability to supervise a fire suppression or paramedic crew
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in all work
  • Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Qualification & Experience:

  • Possession of a valid driver license of the appropriate class issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Job Details:

Company: Cal Fire

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Monterey, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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