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Division Chief - Operations, San Mateo County Fire Department (Schedule A)

Company: State of California
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Posting:Division Chief - Operations, San Mateo County Fire Department (Schedule A)Working Conditions The incumbent typically is required to perform psychologically stressful and/or physically demanding duties consistent with firefighting, disaster response, and emergency medical response, including working in isolated areas, walking or running on uneven, rough terrain, and remaining on duty 24 hours or longer without a break while performing these duties.
Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

  • ASSISTANT CHIEF Division Chief - Operations, San Mateo County Fire Department (Schedule A) The incumbent is required to wear respiratory protection equipment (including self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The use of such equipment may place a physiological burden on the incumbent that varies with the type of equipment used, the job and workplace conditions in which the equipment is used, and the medical status of the incumbent. As such, Cal/OSHA requires that the incumbent be annually medically cleared to be fit-tested for respiratory protection equipment. This clearance process consists of a comprehensive medical evaluation, and vision, hearing, spirometry, and exercise treadmill test.

    Possession of a valid Driver's License of the appropriate class issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles is required. Application Instructions Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.Final Filing Date: 11/26/2022 Who May Apply Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

    Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s). How To Apply Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included.If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:
    Address for Mailing Application PackagesYou may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to: Department of Forestry & Fire Protection Attn: CAL FIRE Northern Region Hiring 135 Ridgway Avenue Santa Rosa , CA 95401 Address for Drop-Off Application PackagesYou may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at: Department of Forestry & Fire Protection CAL FIRE Northern Region Hiring 135 Ridgway Avenue Santa Rosa , CA 95401 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM Required Application Package DocumentsThe following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
    • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
    • Resume is required and must be included.
    • Other - Authorization to Release Information Form (PO-299). This form may be found at:
    • Other - Copy of the front and back of yourvalid Driver's License of the appropriate class issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting. Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website. Contact InformationThe Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process. Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled.You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s)to the Department's EEO Office. EEO Contact:
      Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator
      (916) 894-9584 California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice)TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device. Additional Information Please include the position # 542-117-1039-603on your STD 678 form.

      Candidate may be selected by resume review.

      Individuals must pass an open examination before applying for most job vacancies with the State of California. Use the "exam/assessment search" function on the CalCareers website at to search for the examination you are interested in applying for. If the exam is currently being offered, you will need to follow the directions in the exam bulletin on how to apply for and take the exam. Not all examinations are offered continuously or at the time a job vacancy occurs. Successful examination candidates are placed on an eligibility list. Candidates should refer to their examination results for specific list eligibility expiration dates and to re-take the exam when necessary. Once list eligibility has been established, you can search and apply for current vacancies in the classification to which you haveestablished eligibility.

      Candidates must also meet the minimum qualifications of the classification to be appointed into the classification they are applying for. Minimum qualifications can be found in the class specifications listed on the exam bulletin or on the CalCareers website. Application packages should include documentation andrelevant experience that shows you havethe required education and/or experience to meet the minimum qualifications. Equal Opportunity EmployerThe State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Keywords: State of California, San Mateo , Division Chief - Operations, San Mateo County Fire Department (Schedule A), Other , San Mateo, California

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