The City of Canyon Lake is seeking qualified men and women for the position of Firefighter /Paramedic. This recruitment is to fill three positions immediately and then to establish a current employment eligibility list of qualified candidates. Under the direction of a Fire Captain, as both a Firefighter and a Paramedic assigned to a 48-hour shift, perform the following duties: responds to fire, medical, environmental, hazardous material, weather and disaster related emergencies; initiates emergency care to the sick and/or injured patients; renders first aid and lifesaving techniques; engages in fire prevention, suppression, and salvage activities; performs inspection and code enforcement activities; conducts public education session regarding fire/emergency/disaster practices and procedures; maintains fire station; drives Fire Department equipment; attends instruction sessions related to the job; participates in a variety of training exercises; and performs other special projects or other related duties.
? Education equivalent to graduation from High School ? Associates Degree preferred.
? Possession of a valid California Class C Driver?s License and an acceptable driving record plus
the ability to obtain a Firefighter?s Endorsement license prior to the end of probation.
? Possession of a valid California State Paramedic License and be able to obtain Riverside County Emergency Medical Services Agency accreditation as a condition of employment, including a
current American Heart Association Health Care Professional/BLS card or equivalent.
? Graduation from a Fire Academy which meets California state requirements for Firefighter I certification or one-year as a full-time paid Firefighter with a municipal, state, or federal all-risk
fire agency. Experience with a Paramedic provider agency is desired.
? Possession of Hazardous Materials FRO, ICS-100, ICS-200, IS-700, IS-800, Low Angle Rope Rescue, S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior, S-130 Firefighter Training, Auto
Extrication, and Fire Control 3 certifications.
? Valid Firefighters Physical Ability Test (current within one-year of application closing date).
Salary and Benefits:
? Salary range:
? Holiday pay:
? Health Insurance:
? FLSA Pay:
? Life Insurance:
$55,328.00 to $67,238.08.
3.91% added to hourly rate (equivalent to twelve 9.5-hour days).
City provides up to $1,000 a month for medical, dental, and vision plans. Fair Labor Standards Act pay.
$50,000 for employee only.
City pays 1.4% of employee?s salary into Medicare
96 hours of sick leave and 96 hours of vacation annually (1 ? 10 years). City paid contribution of 7.5% with employee match of 7.5%. This is a defined contribution plan and not Cal PERS.
48/96-hour shift schedule (approximately 10 shifts per month).
CANYON LAKE CITY HALL - 31516 RAILROAD CANYON ROAD ? CANYON LAKE, CA 92587-9400
PHONE: 951-244-2955 - FAX: 951-246-2022 ? WWW.CANYONLAKECA.GOV
Application and Selection Procedure:
To be considered further in the hiring process, all applicants are required to complete the NTN FireTEAM exam. All testing must be completed by August 5, 2021. NTN FireTEAM test scores are considered valid with City of Canyon Lake if obtained between August 5, 2020 ? August 5, 2021.
Applicants must submit a copy of the following documents with a completed City employment application:
? Certificate of completion from a California State Fire Marshal approved Fire Academy and/or Firefighter I certificate issued by the State of California Fire Marshal.
? Copy of State of California License for Paramedic or written proof of completion of a California state approved Paramedic training program by time of appointment.
? Copy of current American Heart Association Health Care Professional/BLS card or equivalent.
? Copy of current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) card.
? Copy of proof of completion of a valid Firefighters Physical Ability Testing (current within one-
year of application closing date).
? All other certifications listed under minimum qualifications.
Applicants are hired at a training classification for an academy that will last approximately three to four
weeks. To be hired as a full-time applicant must successful complete the academy.
The application may be filled out online at www.canyonlakeca.gov/jobopportunities with attachments sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications may also be mailed to Human Resources, City of Canyon Lake, 31516 Railroad Canyon Road, Canyon Lake, CA 92587. Note: Do not submit book-bound material or submit materials such as letters of recommendations, portfolios, or original certificates. These materials may be requested at a later date but will not be considered in the initial phase of selection testing.
Allapplicationsreceivedbythefinalfilingdatewillbereviewed. Thoseapplicantsconsideredhighly qualified will be invited to selection testing which may include, but not limited to, a written test, an oral interview(s), and practical exercises. All testing will have an established pass point. Conditional Offer of Employment is contingent upon a candidate completing the following with acceptable results: A local police records check, including driving record review; verification of employment history; and background investigation. Prior to placement in a position, an employee must complete a pre- placement medical examination and drug test to determine fitness for duty.
The City of Canyon Lake reserves the right to consider the candidates who best overall meets the qualifications and suitability of the position in the succeeding examination processes: experience and training evaluation, testing and/or interviews.
The provision of this job announcement does not constitute a contract expressed or implied, and any provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice.
The City of Canyon Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
The City of Canyon Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workplace. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local laws.
Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process, or those needed a job announcement in another format, may call (951) 246-2023 or email email@example.com. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the City of Canyon Lake will provide reasonable accommodations for testing to applicants with disabilities, if requested. A written request that includes the accommodation needed is required at time of application.