HUNTINGTON BEACH, CITY OF
2000 MAIN STREET
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA 92648
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Updated: June 19, 2019
Classification: Firefighter Paramedic
The City of Huntington Beach is currently accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedic! All candidates must complete FireTEAM testing by June 18, 2019.
Candidates must also submit an application with the City of Huntington Beach for Firefighter Paramedic, located here. The application deadline is June 18, 2019.
This position requires a valid CPAT or Biddle physical abilities test, as well as written FireTEAM scores.
APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE EITHER OF THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS BY THE DEADLINES PROVIDED WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.
Salary Information: $7,072 - $8,760.27/Monthly
Benefits Information: For full benefits information, select the "benefits" tab upon viewing the job bulletin at www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/jobs.
Department Information: The Huntington Beach Fire Department (HBFD) is staffed by 198 members, of which 144 are sworn and 54 are civilian. The HBFD also has 150 seasonal lifeguards to support its full-time staff. We provide Firefighter Paramedics with opportunities to gain exposure in a wide variety of fire service activities (e.g. hazardous materials, SWAT paramedics, fire prevention and arson investigation). We are proud to manage a regional fire Training Center and the City's Emergency Operating Center.
City Information: Nicknamed "Surf City" for its beautiful wide beaches and consistently breaking surf, Huntington Beach residents enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities, such as surfing, sailing, volleyball on the beach, cycling, kayaking and fishing. Our community features one of the largest recreational piers in the world, a marina, a wildlife preserve, an eight-mile biking, inline skating, jogging and walking trail along the Pacific Ocean and 8.5 miles of wide, spacious beaches where in the summer, large crowds gather to watch the special events.
High School Grad/GED: Yes or equivalent
Valid CALIFORNIA State Driver's License: Yes
JOB REQUIREMENTS: The following must be met by time of application:
SELECTION PROCESS: Each candidate is required to submit an on-line application and supplemental questionnaire to the City of Huntington Beach. No walk-ins will be permitted. Applications will be reviewed for qualifications and completeness.
Candidates are also required to schedule and complete a job simulation test through the National Testing Network, Inc. To schedule a test, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, select "Fire" and sign up for the Huntington Beach Fire Department.
What to expect at the National Testing Network website:
COMPONENT / TENTATIVE DATES: The entire selection process may take up to 5 to 7 months before a job offer is made, as it is comprised of the various components noted below. Upon appointment, new-hires are placed through a minimum of a six to eight week comprehensive training program and serve a one-year probationary period.
SUMMARY OF WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: