Firefighter Paramedic Recruitment

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Submit all applications to:
Human Resources 21000 Hacienda Blvd.
California City, CA 93505
Attn: Firefighter Paramedic
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California City Fire Department

The California City Fire Department (CCFD) is an all-risk municipal fire department serving over 14,000 residents and an OHV/Off-Road seasonal population of approximately 60,000. We respond to over 3000 calls annually, deployed out of 1 fire station spanning California City’s 204 square miles. We take great pride in our  history of exceptional professionalism, customer service and commitment to advancement. Highly motivated, public service minded individuals are strongly encouraged to apply to become part of the CCFD family.


Career Opportunities

  • Highly competitive
  • Family atmosphere
  • Excellent physical conditioning and training throughout your career
  • Opportunity to participate in our specialty programs: Fire/Arson Investigation, Fire Prevention, Plan Review, Public Education, Public Information Officer, SWAT Medic, Wildland Fire-line Medic or Specialty Single Resource,  Explorer Program Mentor, Specialty Repair Technician, CERT Program Mentor.
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Department Statistics

  • 2 Stations (1 Seasonal)
  • 2 Type 1 Engines (1 Reserve)
  • 1 Type III Engine
  • 1 Type IV Brush Patrol
  • 1 Rescue Squad
  • 1 Mobile Light/Air Unit
  • 1 Command Vehicle
  • 1 Fire/Arson Unit
  • Paramedic Program
  • Fire Investigations Program
  • Fire Prevention Program
  • SWAT Medic Program
  • Reserve Firefighter Program
  • Explorer Program
  • SCBA Maintenance Program
  • CERT Program

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Firefighter Paramedic Requirements

  • Possession of high school diploma OR equivalent
  • Possession of a valid California Department of Motor Vehicles Class C License, OR commercial Class A or B
  • Possession of a valid American Heart Association Health Care Provider OR Red Cross BLS/CPR for Healthcare Professionals Certification
  • Possession of a Firefighter Candidate Testing Center (CPAT) certificate valid within six months of application
  • Completion of a California State Fire Marshal accredited Fire Academy
  • Current DMV driving history printout 
  • Must be able to pass a DOJ background, Medical, and a drug and alcohol screening.

Paramedics: Must have one of the following

  • A valid California Paramedic license
  • A valid California or out-of-state approved Paramedic course completion and successful NREMT testing completion within the past two years
  • A valid out of state Paramedic license and successful NREMT testing completion within the past two years

Find Out More

  • Find out more about becoming a Firefighter
  • Download flyer
  • Schedule a written test
  • Apply now
  • Fill out an interest card
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Become a Firefighter

Interested in becoming a firefighter? See below to get started.


Cost $150 for 2 orientations & timed test or $25/Practice Test

Register online at

FCTC – Orange (877) 648-2728
FCTC – San Diego (877) 648-2728
Oxnard College (FCTC Issues Certificate) (805) 384-8109
FREE Candidate Assistance Program – LA City Fire
  • 1st and 3rd Saturday from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
(213) 893-9502



Become an EMT & Paramedic

Paramedics are in HIGH DEMAND

Link 2 Life (949) 643-2048
OCEMT (949) 291-3887
CIEMT (562) 989-1520
EMSTA College (619) 593-6782
SD Miramar EMT (619) 221-2142




Enroll in Community College

Meet with an academic advisor to plan your educational goals

Obtain Firefighter 1 Academy Certificate - Consider A.A. Degree

Colleges with FF1 Academy and EMT ProgramsAddressCity, State, Zip
Antelope Valley Community College
3041 West Ave K. Lancaster, CA 93536
Crafton Hills College 11711 San Canyon Drive Yucaipa, CA 92399
Mt. San Antonio College 1100 North Grand Avenue Walnut, CA 91789
Santa Ana College 1530 W. 17th Street Santa Ana, CA 92706
Rio Hondo College 3600 Workman Mill Road Whittier, CA 90601
El Camino College 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard Torrance, CA 90506
Palomar College 1140 West Mission Road San Marcos, CA 92069
Miramar College 10440 Black Mountain Road San Diego, CA 92126
Victor Valley College 18422 Bear Valley Road Victorville, CA 92395
University of Antelope Valley 44055 North Sierra Highway Lancaster, CA 93534


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