Website City of Torrance

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC (FIRE RECRUIT)

Location: Torrance, CA
Job Type: Permanent Full-time
Department: Fire

WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE APPLICANTS TO READ THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION.

Torrance Fire Department (TFD) invites you to apply for a rewarding and satisfying career in public service as a FIREFIGHTER!  Paramedics are highly desirable.

Join a public safety department that prides itself as an integral part of the Torrance community.  Torrance Fire Department (TFD) is dedicated to protecting and providing for life safety, environmental protection, and property conservation through education, hazard reduction, and emergency response.

TFD has an ISO Class 1 rating.  The Department also achieved accreditation from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International. Only five Fire Departments in the State of California have this accreditation.  The City of Torrance takes great pride in the quality of its staff, stations, and equipment.  The Department provides 24-hour “all-risk” safety service by staffing seven engine companies, two truck companies and five paramedic rescue units.  These resources are geographically distributed throughout the City’s six fire stations and are commanded by a shift Battalion Chief.  The same personnel and apparatus are available to respond to all other types of emergency incidents.  Cross discipline of these resources gives us a rapid response to all types of incidents throughout the City.

Trainee (10 Week Training Period)
$5,520     Monthly Salary

Firefighter (Completion of Training)
$66,240   Base Salary
$1,826     EMT-1 Certification
$4,637     HazMat 1st Responder
$3,312     Paramedic Premium*
($7,452)  11.25% Employee Retirement Deduction (PERS)
$68,563   Annual Salary (Based on Qualifications)

*Paramedic premium to be paid upon completion of paramedic training.

HOW TO APPLY & EXAM PROCESS

Interested candidates must submit an online City application and supplemental questionnaire at www.TorranceCA.Gov/Jobs. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis starting Friday, August 21, 2020 and will close upon receipt of a sufficient amount of qualified applications.  First review of applications will be those received by September 13, 2020.

To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.