Fire Fighter 1Â is a seasonal, 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 theÂ Fire Fighter I ClassificationÂ is that you must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment to a Firefighter I position.
The filing period for theÂ 2016 seasonÂ is November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016.
Applications will be accepted by mail OR in person for all units.Â PLEASE REVIEW THE UNIT LISTING ON THE SECOND PAGE OF THE FIRE FIGHTER I JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR UNIT CONTACT INFORMATION.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ATÂ EACHÂ UNIT IN WHICH YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR APPOINTMENT.Â APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JANUARY 31, 2016 MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE 2016 FIRE SEASON.
ApplicationsÂ will notÂ be accepted at Sacramento Headquarters, Region Offices, or Conservation Camps.
More information aboutÂ FireFighter 1Â here.