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    CITY OF ROSEVILLE – TRADITION – PRIDE – PROGRESS – THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC SAFETY POSITIONS: ASSISTANT FIRE MARSHALL – Salary Range: $5,215-$6,989 monthly. Education: Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from an accredited college with major coursework in fire science, fire administration, public administration, management, fire protection engineering or a closely related field and certification as a Fire Inspector 1 through the California State Board of Fire Services. Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible municipal fire suppression and/or prevention experience. Final Filling Date: 5:00p.m., Wednesday, October 30, 2002. Please note: This position requires responses to a supplemental questionnaire be submitted along with the City application form. PLAN CHECK ENGINEER – FIRE DEPT. – Salary: $4,652-$6,234 monthly. Education: Equivalent to completion of 30 units from an accredited college with major coursework in engineering, architecture, or a related field. Experience: Two (2) years of professional level experience as an Engineer or Architect in either (a) performing engineering or architectural design work, one (1) year of which shall be involved in the design of industrial or commercial structures, or (b) performing plan review of complex commercial or industrial structures for a public agency. License or Certificate: Possession of valid certificate as Plans Examiner from the ICBO and EITHER possession of a valid certificates of registration as a Professional Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors OR possession of a valid certificate of registration as an Architect issued by the California Board of Architectural Examiners. Final Filing Date: 5:00p.m., Wednesday, October 30, 2002. Please note: This position requires responses to a supplemental questionnaire be submitted along with City application form.

    Office Assistant I/II - 75% City of Davis, $11.46 - $15.33.hr., FFD Oct. 18, 2002. Current position is in the Fire Department. 30 hrs/wk, pro-rated benefits. City of Davis employment application required. Submit to 23 Russell Blvd., Davis, 95616. To obtain application and job flyer call (530) 757-5644, TDD (530) 757-5666, or download at www.cityofdavis .org. EOE

    CITY OF NAPA FIRE DIVISION CHIEF (FIRE MARSHAL) $90,708-$109,584 Annual Salary. The City of Napa, CA (Pop. 72,000), seeks individual to manage and supervise the operations of the Fire Prevention Div. including inspection, plan review and citywide code enforcement. Must have 4 yrs of mgmt. experience in emergency services and/or prevention, incl. at least 2 yrs of supv. exp. at a mid-mgmt. level; upper div. college course work in Fire Science, Fire Admin., Public Admin. or a closely related field is desired. The application packet may be found on the City's website: www.cityofnapa.org or contact Mr Lonnie B Hayhurst at 415-884-0544. File by Oct. 31, 2002. EOE.

    MANAGEMENT ANALYST. City of El Segundo Fire Dept. $3967-$4832/mo plus excellent benefits. Provides support to Fire Chief and executive staff. Requires job-related college degree and experience. 310-524-2378.

    MANAGEMENT CITY OF SANTA ROSA ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES OFFICER $5290-$6985/Mo. Limited Term - Fire Dept. - Civilian Pos. Final Filing Date: 10-11-02. Req. sufficient experience and equiv. to BA degree. City app & supplemental quest. reqd. To apply call (707) 543-3060 (voice), (707) 543-3063 (TDD); e-mail request to jobs@ci. santa-rosa.ca.us or download matls from www.ci.santa-rosa. ca.us/hu EOE

    $2,673 - $3,602/mo. + Benefits
    Including 100% Employer-Paid Retirement
    Opens: Monday, September 30 Closes: 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 28

    About the position: Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing entry level, semi-skilled activities related to preventive maintenance. This recruitment will establish an Open Eligible List which will remain in effect for a period of one year and from which future vacancies may be filled.
    Essential Duties:
    § Perform preventive maintenance on vehicles, including changing oil, replacing filters, and checking equipment for damage
    § Check, replace and adjust brakes; check, pump and repair valves
    § Repair mechanical equipment on gas and diesel engines
    § Drive equipment to multiple locations; pick up parts and supplies from vendors
    § Check tires for wear and damage; repair and/or replace, mount, dismount and balance tires
    § Steam clean apparatus; perform pump testing
    § Assist in cleaning, checking and testing engines for wear and breakage
    The preceding duties are provided as examples. Management reserves the right to add, modify, or rescind work assignments.
    Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED and one year of automotive experience or experience demonstrating mechanical aptitude; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position.
    License: A valid California Commercial Driver's License, Class B with air brake, tanker and manual transmission endorsement within six months of appointment.
    Knowledge of:
    § Tools and equipment of the trade
    § Brake systems
    § Water pumps
    § Preventive maintenance programs
    § Basic repair and maintenance techniques
    Skills in:
    § Repairing minor brake system problems
    § Performing routine and preventive maintenance on vehicles
    § Diagnosing wear and damage to tires
    § Mounting and dismounting tires
    § Operating applicable tools and equipment of the trade
    § Communicating effectively with coworkers, supervisors and the general public
    Physical requirements: Positions in this class require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, driving, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and performing repetitive motions.
    Very Heavy Work: Incumbents may exert excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and in excess of 50 pounds frequently and in excess of 20 pounds constantly to move objects. Additionally, incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, oils, poor ventilation, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises and travel.
    Incumbents may be subjected to traveling to and from remote locations for incident assignments and may be required to stay in remote locations without accommodations.
    Initial Application Review: (Refer/Non-refer) The Human Resources Division reviews all application materials to identify the qualified candidates to be referred to the next step of the competition. The Authority reserves the right to evaluate applications for "Best Qualified" if the number of applicants is high.
    Written Exercise and Panel Interview (100%): Referred candidates will be invited to participate in a written exercise and oral interview.
    Selection Procedure Revision: All affected persons will be notified if a revision of the selection procedures becomes necessary.
    The Organization: The Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) is a joint powers authority made up of 22 partner cities and unincorporated areas of Orange County, providing fire, emergency medical and rescue, fire prevention and hazardous materials response services to residents with 62 fire stations throughout the Orange County area. Formed in 1995, the Authority's innovative organizational structure and approach to service delivery is recognized as being on the cutting edge of fire service organizations.
    Applications available:
    § Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at 1110 E. Chapman Avenue, Suite 110, Orange, CA 92866
    § OCFA web site at www.ocfa.org
    § OCFA Job Information Line at (714) 780-8049
    § Postmarks will not be accepted as proof of application receipt
    § Resumes and other unsolicited materials may be attached, but will not be considered in lieu of the required application and supplemental questionnaire
    ADA Accommodation: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), persons with disabilities desiring reasonable accommodation may contact Karen McGauley in Human Resources at (714) 744-6634.
    New employees requirements:
    § Medical examination, including a drug screen administered by the OCFA's examining physician
    § Fingerprinting and background check
    § Oath of allegiance to the United States of America and the State of California
    § Submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States in accordance with Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986
    Employee Benefits:
    § Health insurance
    § Access to a deferred compensation plan
    § IRS Section 125 plan
    § Tuition reimbursement
    § Vacation, sick leave and holiday pay
    § OCFA employees do not contribute to Social Security
    § 100% employer-paid participation in the Orange County Employees Retirement System
    For questions regarding this employment opportunity, call Karen McGauley in Human Resources at (714) 744-6634.
    The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract and may be modified or revoked at any time without notice. EOE

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    Who wants to work there, they are stuck on OLD SCHOOL. Wood ladders and leather helmet and Black turnouts. No Thanks.
    Front line since 1983 and still going strong

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    Default Yes...

    California, like other states may have some places
    that may be behind and stuck in the "old skool".
    But not the entire state.

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    And just like the OLD SKOOL departments- we still get fires to fight...REGULARLY.

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    Originally posted by Chief Taylor
    Who wants to work there, they are stuck on OLD SCHOOL. Wood ladders and leather helmet and Black turnouts. No Thanks.
    Chief Taylor...

    I can't tell if you are serious or exhibiting a little tongue in cheek humor!

    I heaved a few wooden ground ladders during my basic firefighter training at the Fire Academy, including a 50 footer...talk about heavy and labor intensive. Properly cared for, they can last as long if not longer than aluminum and composite ladders. I know of a few FD's that have wooden ladders that have passed annual testing while their aluminum and composite ones failed!

    Tactical tupperware? No thank you, I love my leather!

    Black turnouts? Who cares about the color..it's the level of protection that counts!

    It doesn't matter if its "old skool" or "new skewl"...fire is an unforgiving taskmaster!
    ‎"The education of a firefighter and the continued education of a firefighter is what makes "real" firefighters. Continuous skill development is the core of progressive firefighting. We learn by doing and doing it again and again, both on the training ground and the fireground."
    Lt. Ray McCormack, FDNY

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    Default Its all good...

    Capt Gonzo- Chief Taylor (my best bro) is just trying to
    be funny. This is what he trys to do with limited
    information and some times it back fires on him.

    PS- I'll take my "First Due" any day over leather.
    The fire doesnt go out any faster with the extra
    weight on my head. Peace...

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    Capt Gonzo, it is just that tongue and cheek. I know that those issues I mentioned are deep issues with brettbouk and just thought I would teese him a little about it. No Harm no foul.
    Front line since 1983 and still going strong

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