Website City of Redwood City

Salary: $7,053.00 Monthly

The City of Redwood City is seeking Firefighter Trainees who, under immediate supervision, actively participate in the Firefighter Academy training program. Trainees perform all related learning and testing activities in preparation for the Firefighter/Engineer classification within the Fire Department of the City of Redwood City. Upon successful completion of the Firefighter Academy training program and Field Training Orientation (FTO/Apprentice), incumbents of this non-sworn classification may be appointed to the sworn classification of Firefighter/Engineer and serve a probationary period of eighteen (18) months. The Firefighter/Engineer monthly salary range is from $8,817.00 to $11,254.00. Please see the Firefighter/Engineer job description for more details.


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D. or California Certificate of Proficiency).
  • Possession of a valid Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or a valid Paramedic certification, prior to appointment.
  • Proof of a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) dated within 12 months prior to appointment.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license prior to appointment to the classification of Firefighter/ Engineer.
  • To be eligible for this recruitment, candidates must be on the Firefighter Candidate Testing Center’s (FCTC) Statewide Eligibility List (SEL).

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