CAMARILLO, Calif. – The Ventura County Fire Department is accepting applications for Firefighter Trainee and Firefighter Trainee/ Paramedic Certified now through Friday, April 1, 2016.

To learn more or apply online, visit Applications must be received by the Ventura County Human Resources Division no later than Friday, April 1, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.

All applications will be reviewed and each will be placed in one of three groups: a) accepted as a paramedic-certified candidate; b) accepted as a firefighter candidate; c) rejected as a candidate. All firefighter candidates who earn a passing score in the total assessment examination will be entered into a random selection process by which 550 of those candidates will be selected to continue in the examination/ selection process.

A separate random selection will be conducted for those candidates who are paramedic-certified, and of those, up to 110 will be selected to continue in the examination/ selection process. Candidates who successfully complete all phases of the examination process will be placed on an eligibility list for a minimum of one year.

Applications can also be obtained at the Ventura County Human Resources office, located at 800 S. Victoria Ave., Loc. # 1970, Ventura, CA 93009. For more information about job materials, contact (805) 654-5129.

The Ventura County Fire Department is an all-hazard, full-service agency proudly providing fire protection, medical aid, rescue, hazardous materials response, and a variety of other services to the public. The department is dedicated to anticipating and responding to the dynamic public safety needs of a diverse community. This includes more than 480,000 people in the unincorporated areas of Ventura County and six of its cities: Ojai, Port Hueneme, Moorpark, Camarillo, Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks.

For further information about this recruitment, contact the Ventura County Fire Human Resources by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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