I am considering moving to California and am trying to explore all my options, however there public website is not working at the momment. If you are a member can you please tell me what the requirements are and how often a test is given?
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03-15-2004, 10:39 PM #1
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- Jan 2004
Is anyone here a member of the Ventura County Fire Department?
03-16-2004, 01:26 PM #2
Here we go...
OK- I will try to give you some info-
- The Ventura County FD just tested for entry
level FF so you wont see them again for a few
years. But LA City is hiring- www.ci.la.ca.us
- The competetion here for fire is simply
FIERCE! About 500 applicants for 1 job. Your
key is becoming a Paramedic. Most departments
here hire "Firefighter/Paramedics."
- Sorry, you simply cant "cross over" to
California. The CA State Fire Marshal's
FF1 standards are progressive and extreamly
high. Most people get that cert. from going
to a college academy aka "fireman factories."
No, IFSAC doesnt count. I know it sounds
like a crappy deal, but thats it.
You can get more job, hiring and Cali. local info.
Last edited by CALFFBOU; 03-16-2004 at 01:31 PM.
03-16-2004, 01:28 PM #3
Be sure he gets a Phenix helmet on his head when he gets hired.
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