Firefighter Paramedic – Berkeley, California

Closing Date/Time: Mon. 04/02/18 5:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary: $7,008.00 – $8,828.00 monthly


Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; must have a valid California Paramedic License, National Registry Paramedic Certification Card, or be actively participating in a Paramedic Field Internship Program; and must possess a Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Card of Completion issued.

Must be able to travel to various locations within and outside the City of Berkeley to meet the program needs and to fulfill job responsibilities. When driving on City business, the incumbent is required to maintain a valid California Class C or higher driver’s license as well as a satisfactory driving record, and must obtain Firefighter Endorsement prior to the completion of the Fire Academy.

Must be willing to maintain facial hair in such a way as to ensure proper fitting and operation of self-contained breathing apparatus. Must be willing to work shifts as structured in the Fire Department. Must possess strength and stamina sufficient to lift and carry equipment and patients weighing up to 150 pounds.

By date of appointment, must possess a valid California Paramedic License, complete the Alameda County Paramedic Accreditation core courses, and reside within forty (40) air miles from Berkeley City limits.