San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

San Ramon, California


Firefighter Paramedic

$103,983.12 – $149,571.36 Annually


We are accepting and reviewing applications for this Open and Continuous recruitment for the December 1, 2022 Academy.


Want to reach out and serve the community as a highly trained Firefighter/Paramedic?  Interested in doing that as part of a dynamic and progressive fire district?

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is seeking highly motivated Firefighter/Paramedics who desire to actively support our commitment to providing a high level of service to our community through innovation, training (employees and the community), and cutting edge technology.  We have it all here – residential, commercial, manufacturing, wildland, freeways, EMS, not to mention the occasional pet rescue, which will constantly challenge you and enhance your knowledge and skills.

This is an outstanding opportunity to become part of our dedicated team of professionals and to be actively involved in taking our District forward through participation in projects, committees, training, education, and specialty teams (HazMat, Rescue, CERT). We are committed to personal and professional growth and provide opportunities for you to stay current on training requirements, trends, and technology.

Plus, we offer competitive pay and benefits and a great work schedule (See the Benefits tab for additional information).

Salary while on shift includes a holiday differential, FLSA differential, as well as a  Paramedic differential. Differentials will be applied when serving in a paramedic/shift assignment after successful completion of the recruit academy and paramedic provisional assignment.

Work Schedule:  Firefighter/Paramedics work a 48×96 schedule.


The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is an independent Special District in Contra Costa County responsible for providing a high level of emergency and non-emergency services to the communities it serves. The District’s service area encompasses approximately 155 square miles, serving the communities of Alamo, Blackhawk, Danville, Diablo, San Ramon, the southern boundary of Morgan Territory, and the Tassajara Valley. The District serves a population of 192,858.  The communities are primarily residential, commercial, office park, and controlled manufacturing, along with wildland areas, protected by nine stations and one volunteer staffed station with 185 employees, and 56 volunteers.  Financial oversight and strategic policy direction are provided by an elected 5-member Board of Directors.


Application Process

The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract or offer.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  Candidates must apply online through Government Jobs at:

The application and required certification documents must be completed and submitted together.


We are accepting and reviewing applications for the 2022 Academy.


Candidates considered for employment will be required to undergo an extensive background investigation, including polygraph, Fire Team test, a psychological evaluation, a thorough medical examination and a pre-employment drug screening.


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, should special accommodations be necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Division at (925) 838-5150.


The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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