Now Accepting Applications for Entry Level Paid Call Firefighters
This is an entry level Paid Call Firefighter position. Under the supervision of the Training Division or Shift Supervisor, the Paid Call Firefighter learns and applies the skills necessary for successful performance of the typical duties of a Paid Call Firefighter I. Responds to fires, other emergencies and under supervision, protects life and property. Paid Call Firefighters must reside within the designated District response zone. A full job description and requirements can be found here.
Job applications for this position will become available on October 30th, 2015. Completed applications must be turned in in person no later than 4:00pm on November 20, 2015. Fax, post mail, and email submissions will not be accepted.
Now Accepting Applications for Full-time Administrative Services/Human Resources Manager
Under the general direction of the Fire Chief, the Administrative Services Manager performs a full range of administrative support functions. A confidential, responsible, and complex managerial position providing: human resource, budgeting, risk management, purchasing, personnel, and FLSA payroll knowledge in carrying out the administrative functions of the District. This position prepares statistical reports, develops and maintains personnel files, records, benefits, workers’ compensation, and related matters along with other items as directed by the Chief. The Administrative Services Manager supervises and evaluates the Administrative Assistant of Support Services and the Administrative Assistant of Payroll.
The full job announcement and job description for this position can be found here. An employment application can be downloaded here.
Completed applications must be delivered in person no later than 3:00pm on October 13, 2015. Photo I.D. must be provided at time of submission. Fax, post mail, and email submissions will not be accepted.
***NEW*** Permit/Plan Submittal Application
When submitting plans for remodels, new homes, sprinkler, alarm, etc., for review by our department we now require that you fill out a Permit Application. This form can be located here, and must accompany your plans at the time of submittal to our office. As a reminder, plan review is conducted on Thursday of each week (except for holidays) and we have a two-week turnaround time. Plans must be received by 4pm on Wednesdays.
Current Wildfire Incident Information
Cal Fire maintains current incident information for wildfires burning within the state of California. Current wildfire incident information can be found here.
Request for Proposals for Employee Assistance Program Services
The Central Fire Protection District of Santa Cruz County is requesting proposals for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services. Central Fire Protection District intends to award a three (3) year contract (with option to renew) to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counseling team selected whose response conforms to the RFP and meets the District’s requirements. The deadline for proposal submission is 2:00pm on September 30th, 2015 (postmarks and faxes not accepted). Late submittals will not be considered. Full details and submission instructions can be found here (revised 8/10/15).
***Deadline extended to September 30th, 2015 at 2:00pm***
Wildfire Defensible Space Inspections
Beginning in early spring, our wildfire defensible space (LE-100) inspectors will begin conducting defensible space inspections on properties located within the SRA. Residents whose properties will be receiving these inspections will receive a letter in the mail notifying them of an upcoming inspection. A copy of that letter can be viewed here. In order to prepare your property for your LE-100 inspection and the upcoming wildfire season, check out these vegetation management and defensible space tips. Thank you in advance for your participation in this important fire safety program. Please contact our Fire Prevention Department at (831) 479-6843 if you have any questions regarding our LE-100 inspection program.