Employment Standards: Knowledge of elementary physics, chemistry, and mechanics. Skill in mechanical aptitude. Ability to learn technical fire fighting principles and techniques and principles of hydraulics applied to fire suppression; understand and follow oral and written directions; keep records and prepare reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.
Education/Training: Graduation from high school or equivalent.
Special Conditions & Requirements: Applicants must maintain the physical endurance, muscular strength, and agility to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of Fire Fighter, specifically including but not limited to stooping, lifting and/or carrying heavy objects, running, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing ladders, pulling heavy hoses, wearing heavy equipment, and crawling; must agree not to use tobacco on or off duty for as long as employed by the City of Burbank Fire Department.
Employees in this classification, who are required by applicable laws and regulations to have respiratory protection, shall comply with the American National Standards Institute’s requirements on Practices for Respiratory Protection.
Employees in this miscellaneous, non-safety, classification will not participate in “live fire” situations or responses except under controlled, training exercises.
Age:Must be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment.
Citizenship: United States citizen or applied for citizenship at least one year prior to last day for filing application
License & Certificates: A valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent and State of California Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate at time of appointment. Note: Must be able to obtain a valid California Class “C” driver’s license with the applicable endorsement(s) required by the California Vehicle Code within three years of appointment to Fire Fighter.
Desirable Qualifications: A valid State of California Paramedic License.