Cal Fire is accepting applications for seasonal firefighters for the 2011 California fire season.
Firefighter I is a temporary classification used by CAL FIRE. The Fire Fighter I application period usually occurs between November and January and hiring usually occurs between April and June, depending upon the year’s fire and weather conditions.
The minimum qualification to participate in the Fire Fighter I Examination is that you must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment to a Firefighter I position.
The filing period for the 2011 season is November 1, 2010 through January 31, 2011.
Applications will be accepted by mail OR in person for the units in the Northern Region. Applications will be accepted on a file-in-person basis ONLY for the units in the Southern Region. PLEASE REVIEW THE UNIT LISTING ON THE REVERSE SIDE OF THIS BULLETIN TO DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE FILING METHOD.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED AT EACH UNIT IN WHICH YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR APPOINTMENT. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JANUARY 31, 2011 MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE 2011 FIRE SEASON.
Applications will not be accepted at Sacramento Headquarters, Region Offices, or Conservation Camps.