THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF. THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN SANTA BARBARA, CA.
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Ideal Candidate Described Below:
Note: Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, with a Fire Fighter endorsement required and current EMT-1 or EMT-P certification.
Since 1926, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department has served and safeguarded the community from the impacts of fire, medical emergencies, environmental emergencies, and natural disasters through leadership, planning, education, prevention, code enforcement, and all-hazard emergency response.
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department has a rich tradition and commitment to service excellence; we are well equipped, well trained, and experienced. We have excellent working relationships with other State fire agencies and maintain a reputation as leaders in the region. Our Fire Chief serves as the Regional Response Coordinator for large scale incidents and the Department holds a permanent seat on California's FIRESCOPE Board of Directors. We have 285 employees, an annual operating budget of $57 million, and a capital budget of $1.75 million. Services are provided through 16 fire stations, air operations, heavy equipment, and three offices located throughout Santa Barbara County. We serve the cities of Buellton, Goleta, and Solvang, private lands, and County unincorporated areas.
A Great Place to Work, Live, and Play:
The County of Santa Barbara occupies 2,774 square miles of land, on-third of which is the Los Padres National Forest, and houses approximately 415,000 residents. The County has eight cities, substantial open space preserves, and four major urban areas - Santa Barbara Coast, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, and Lompoc Valley. We have a strong economic base in technology, agriculture, and an expanding vineyard industry that produces some of the world's finest wines. With its clean air, open space, and mild coastal climate, residents take advantage of limitless year-round recreation options such as golf, biking, boating, surfing, hiking, fishing, and much more. The Community has a variety of colleges, universities and professional trade schools, and an excellent public school system.
The selection process will include application/resume screening and supplemental questionnaire screening (if more than 10 qualified candidates). Successful candidates will participate in selection interviews with the Department.
Applicants are encouraged to provide their e-mail address on their application to enable the Human Resources Department to communicate more quickly with them via e-mail regarding the status of their application and the recruitment process.
The County of Santa Barbara will not release any applicant’s e-mail address to a third party. Appointee may be subject to a post-offer medical evaluation or examination. The appointee must satisfactorily complete a probationary period.
BENEFITS: The County of Santa Barbara offers generous benefits, please visit our website: http://www.countyofsb.org/hr/CompSumm.aspx?id=11046
The County of Santa Barbara respects and values a diverse workforce and strongly promotes strategies and activities to recruit, develop and retain qualified men and women of varied backgrounds, lifestyles, experiences and races.
*Resume is required as an attachment to the online application.
APPLICATION, RESUME, AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Applications and job bulletins can be obtained 24 hours a day at www.sbcountyjobs.com. In Santa Barbara, applications and job bulletins may be obtained at the Human Resources Department, 1226 Anacapa Street, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In Santa Maria, applications and job bulletins can be obtained on-line only at the Workforce Resource Center located at 1410 S. Broadway, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Applicants may use county computers at the Workforce Resource Centers to complete online applications and assessments at the following locations:
Workforce Resource Center in Santa Barbara
130 East Ortega Blvd Santa Barbara, CA (805) 568-1296 Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Workforce Resource Center in Santa Maria
1410 South Broadway Santa Maria, CA (805) 614-1550 Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Monday, February 10, 2014
Santa Barbara County Fire Department Accepting Applications For Deputy Fire Chief #CaFire #FireJobs
****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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