Fire Cadet: Anaheim California Deadline: June 9, 2016

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Fire Cadet

Deadline: June 9, 2016

Salary: $12.22 – $13.47 Hourly

Job Description:

Anaheim Fire & Rescue provides emergency medical services and fire protection to residents and visitors of the City of Anaheim. We are recruiting individuals to join us in our mission to ensure the safety and welfare of the public we serve through the services we provide. As a Fire Cadet, you will demonstrate the values of the organization, provide a high level of customer service, and perform a variety of routine fire service functions for Anaheim Fire & Rescue. This is a work training program which provides hands-on experience for college students who are preparing for a career in the fire service.

 Essential Functions:

1  Assignments may be short or long duration; assignments may include evening and/or weekends; assignments may include working in several different areas within a single day.

2  May be assigned to any area of the Fire Department to include Administration; Fire Prevention; Support Services; and Operations.

3  Under direction will assist with various administrative assignments to include answering phones; receiving the public; performing clerical functions such as copying, filing and general office work; any other reasonable task that supervisors might assign.

4  Under direction will assist with fire prevention inspections; environmental projects; and public education presentations.

5  Under direction will assist with ordering equipment and supplies; deliver mail, packages, equipment and supplies to various locations.

6  Under direction will assist with facility and equipment maintenance, assist with program management/coordination (i.e. Fire Intern Program)

7  Under direction will utilize city internal computer system to enter and retrieve data from computer; type and file documents; vehicle shuttling and other errands.

8  Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


High School Diploma or G.E.D; must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) semester units at an accredited college or university and maintain a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average. Minimum age of 18 years old required. An equivalent combination of experience and training sufficient to perform the essential job functions and provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Knowledge of standard office procedures, typing skills, and basic computer skills; basic principles and procedures of filing and record keeping; customer service; writing and basic report preparation; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; principles and practices of Fire Services; general fire processes; applicable fire codes.

The ability to perform a variety of basic Fire Service functions; write clear and concise reports; safely operate and maintain assigned equipment and/or vehicles; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, outside agencies and the general public; deal diplomatically with the public under stressful situations at all times.

Possession of a valid California Driver’s License by date of appointment.

 Supplemental Information:

This is a part-time position usually averaging 20-30 hours per week. A minimum number of hours is not guaranteed.


Applications will be accepted until Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 5:00PM. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

The selection process may consist of, but is not limited to, an oral interview.

Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating “See Resume” is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening). The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.

Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communications by any other method.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

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