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San José Fire Department hiring for key positions

June 13, 2024

San José Fire Department recruiting diverse candidates

The San José Fire Department has announced new job openings for various positions, as reported by the San José Fire Department.

The department aims to reflect the diverse makeup of the community and is seeking candidates for roles in the Bureau of Administrative Services, Bureau of Field Operations, and Bureau of Fire Prevention.

The positions available include Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialist, Firefighter Recruit, and Associate Engineer.

Each role has specific requirements and application deadlines, and interested individuals are encouraged to apply through the provided links.

Position details and application deadlines

The Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialist position in the Bureau of Administrative Services has an application deadline of July 10, 2024.

This role involves overseeing GIS data management efforts, coordinating with various city departments, and managing GIS teams.

The ideal candidate will have experience in geodatabase development and programming, and in the development and management of GIS project plans.

The Firefighter Recruit positions in the Bureau of Field Operations have an application deadline of August 2, 2024.

The department is looking for firefighter EMTs and firefighter paramedics for the 2025 Firefighter Recruit Academy.

Applicants should possess a valid EMT certificate, high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid CPAT card or letter within six months of the application deadline.

Additionally, candidates must take a written exam through the National Testing Network website.

The Associate Engineer position in the Bureau of Fire Prevention is open until filled.

Under the supervision of a senior engineer, this role includes performing professional engineering tasks, plan review, and inspection work.

The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable in building life safety and fire protection codes and standards and have experience examining building plans to ensure compliance.

Certifications and licenses related to fire protection are also required.

Encouraging community involvement

The San José Fire Department emphasizes its commitment to maintaining the city’s heritage of excellence by recruiting individuals who reflect the community’s diverse population.

This initiative aims to ensure that the fire department continues to provide high-quality services to all residents.

“We’re an advanced, diverse, and progressive fire department situated in the heart of Silicon Valley,” the department stated.

“Our goal is to maintain San José’s heritage of excellence by recruiting candidates who reflect the rich makeup of our diverse population.”

Interested candidates can learn more about these positions and apply through the provided links on the government jobs website.

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