Position Detail:

Carpinteria/Summerland Fire District
911 Walnut Avenue
Carpinteria, CA 93013

Santa Barbara County

805 684-4591
805 566-2456 - fax

Hiring Information:

Position: Firefighter/Paramedic
Last Filing Date:  November 30, 2020

Special Instructions:  



$6,464 Month/Recruit Training Academy
$7,484 to $8,662 Month/Upon graduation of Recruit Training Academy
Application Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Tentative Test Dates: December 1, 2020 ? January 31, 2021
THE FIRE DISTRICT: The Carpinteria?Summerland Fire Protection District is an independent Special District located 80 miles north of Los Angeles, California. Situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Los Padres National Forest, the District serves the more than 23,000 residents living in the City of Carpinteria and the unincorporated community of Summerland, CA. The Fire District operates out of two fire stations, employs 34 career members, and has an annual operating budget of over $10 million. In 2019, the Fire District responded to more than 2000 alarms.
EXAMPLES OF POSITION DUTIES: Complete Job Description available upon request
? Respond to fires, medical emergencies, auto accidents and other emergency and non- emergency calls for service.
? Perform rescue operations by moving and carrying heavy objects, equipment and materials.
? Extinguish vegetation fires, construct fire line, and perform structure defense in the wildland-
urban interface.
? Respond to medical emergencies and treat injuries using BLS and ALS techniques
? Inspect commercial and residential occupancies for fire hazards.
? Conduct station tours, demonstrate fire equipment, and present fire education programs to the
? Attend fire-related courses, seminars, and other training.
? Drive and operate emergency vehicles.
? Learn firefighting methods, apparatus and equipment operation, emergency medical procedures, and rescue operations.
? Understand and apply technical information regarding hazardous chemicals and gases, and fire prevention rules and regulations.
? Learn to analyze fire and emergency situations quickly and accurately and take appropriate action; learn local geography, roads and water supply systems.
? Learn and follow departmental rules, regulations and policies; understand and follow oral and written directions especially during emergencies.
? Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and co-workers.
? Prepare written and electronic reports.
? Maintain good physical condition.
? Safely operate fire engines and other rescue vehicles.
? Work in unpleasant, hazardous, and stressful conditions.
? Tolerate offensive sights and smells.
? Work effectively in confined areas, uneven surfaces and elevated heights.
? Continue to learn new materials, concepts, and techniques.
? Complete training programs successfully.
? Perform undesirable, routine, or monotonous duties.
? Work irregular hours.
? Wear protective clothing and equipment.
? Position requires the ability to bend, stoop, crawl; climb up, on, and over objects.
? Able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of fire equipment and other objects.
Upon completion of entry-level recruit academy
? Membership in the Santa Barbara County Employees Retirement System.
? District contribution to health & dental insurance premiums for employee and family up to
$1,750 month.
? District contribution to post-retirement medical coverage plan of $100 month. ? Vacation up to 288 hours per year.
? Compensation for Holidays worked - 84 hours per year.
? Sick Leave - 144 hours per year.
? Education and EMT bonus.
? Longevity pay.
? Uniform stipend
? 457 - Deferred compensation plan.
Minimum Qualifications:
? High School graduate or GED.
? California Class ?C ?Driver?s License and insurable as a driver with the District. ? California State Firefighter-1, academy certificate, or transcripts.
? Valid California Paramedic License and be eligible for accreditation to practice within the County of Santa Barbara after the completion of recruit training academy.
? CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent.
? CPAT or Biddle dated within 12 months of application deadline.
Preferred Qualifications:
? Wildland firefighting experience.
? Ocean or water rescue experience.
? California State Fire Marshal Driver Operator 1A and 1B.
? California State Fire Marshal Firefighter II certificate.
? Ocean rescue or swift water rescue certification.
? Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational or Rescue Systems 1 certification.
? Associate or Bachelor degree.

The selection process may include an application review, resume review, medical skills assessment, entry-level interview and Fire Chief interview. The final selection for the position will be made by the Fire Chief. Selected candidates must pass a background check, psychological evaluation, and medical evaluation before beginning a 10-week entry-level recruit academy.
? Applications can be obtained at www.carpfire.com
? Mail completed applications and proof of minimum qualifications to:
Denise Kephart - Human Resources
RE: Entry Level Hiring Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District 1140 Eugenia Place, Suite A, Carpinteria, CA 93013
? Due to COVID-19, no station visits or ride-alongs will be permitted during the application period.
? Applications will only be accepted by mail. United States Postal Service, FedEx, UPS or other mail courier service acceptable. No in-person or electronic applications will be accepted.
? Direct entry-level application questions to Battalion Chief Brian Roberson at: b.roberson@csfd.net


We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, politics, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, presence of a disability, or any other legally protected status. Avoid any reference to the above or response, which would allude to the above. Qualified individuals with disabilities are responsible for informing the Authority at least seven (7) days prior to the final filling date if assistance is needed in completing the application process.

Starting Salary:  $6,464 Month
Top Salary:   N/A
Contact:   Carpenteria-Summerland Fire Protection District
1140 Eugenia Place
Suite A
Carpenteria, CA 93013

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: 19,000
Number of Firefighters: N/A

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