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    Default Ventura County FD now hiring ..

    Applications for Firefighter Trainee will be accepted from February 24, 2014 through February 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., however only 500 qualified applications selected by lottery will continue in the recruitment process. The random lottery application selection will be administered by the Ventura County Executive Office Human Resources Department.

    Please do not apply multiple times; no duplicate applications will be counted in the lottery selection. There is NO advantage in applying early; all non-duplicate qualified applications submitted during the 5 day time period will be included in the random lottery selection process.

    Description: Firefighter Trainees, under direct supervision, suppress fires using fire fighting equipment, perform emergency medical treatment, perform rescue using ropes and associated hardware and power tools, respond to and address hazardous materials releases as appropriate, assist in fire prevention, public relations and educational activities, operate fire fighting equipment, perform station maintenance tasks, and perform related work as required.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:

    Firefighter Trainee is the entry classification of the firefighter series. Trainees are eligible for promotion to Firefighter following completion of a one (1) year probationary period.
    Base salary does not include overtime pay. After completion of the Fire Academy, Firefighter Trainees are scheduled to work approximately ten 24-hour shifts per month.

    AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Fire Protection District

    Firefighter Trainees are represented by the Ventura County Professional Firefighters Association (VCPFA) and are eligible for overtime compensation.

    The eligible list established for this position may be used to fill existing and future regular, temporary, fixed-term, intermittent and extra-help positions within the Fire Protection District. We are anticipating 15-18 vacancies for the next projected Fire Academy.


    OPENING DATE: February 24, 2014
    CLOSING DATE: February 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
    WRITTEN EXAMINATION DATES: Choice of March 18, 20 or 21, 2014
    ORAL EXAMINATION: April 14-April 28, 2014
    SELECTION INTERVIEWS: May 12-May 30, 2014

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    Anyone know how many passed written and moving on to oral exam?

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