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Fire Engineer - Department Promotional

In Capellen United States

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Fire Engineer - Department Promotional   

JOB TITLE:

Fire Engineer - Department Promotional

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Bakersfield Capellen United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Information

This is a Department Promotional Examination and is open only to eligible employees of the Kern County Fire Department who have permanent status in the classified service and received an overall rating of standard or better on the last employee performance report.

EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:
  • Written Exam: will be conducted on February 13, 2024
Written Exam (Weight 100%): May include knowledge of modern fire prevention and suppression methods; technical fire-fighting techniques and principles of hydraulics applied to fire suppression; the use and maintenance of fire-fighting equipment and apparatus; departmental rules and regulations; first aid and other relevant topics.


Applicants must attain at least a 70% score on each phase of the examination process.


Examination components for promotional testing will be administered during the scheduled date(s)/time(s)/location without exception.

Minimum Qualifications / Employment Standards:
Two years of experience as a Fire Fighter or Fire Heavy Equipment Specialist II in the Kern County Fire Department AND California State Certified Fire Marshall (CSFM) Driver Operator 1A and 1B certificates, AND successful completion of a Kern County Fire Department practical certification exam are required.


Possession of a valid California Class C non-commercial Firefighter's Restricted Driver's License with specific endorsements is required.


By assignment may be required to possess a valid California Class A or B Commercial License with specific endorsements.

Applicants must submit a copy of the following documents to their application by the final filing deadline.
If you are unable to attach materials to your application, you may e-mail a copy to ramirezc@kerncounty.
com
  • California State Certified Fire Marshall Driver Operator 1A and 1B certificates
  • Valid California Class C non-commercial Firefighter's Restricted Driver's License with specific endorsements
  • Kern County Fire Engineer practical certification exam certificate
Full job description: Fire Engineer

About Kern County

Kern County employees provide opportunities that are purposeful to our community.
Every employee and every action contributes to the improvement and strengthening of our county.

To learn more about Kern County, click here or follow us:

High Performance Culture
Kern County is actively engaged in creating a culture that promotes excellence, innovation and continuous improvement.
LaunchKern is Kern County's continuous improvement initiative based on the principles of Lean Six Sigma.
LaunchKern empowers our valued employees to change the way government works by improving their work environment, saving taxpayer dollars and enhancing services to residents.

Growth Mindset
We always encourage our employees to grow and develop.
Kern County has a culture of innovation that allows employees to explore creative and more efficient ways to accomplish their work.
We provide access to training and continued professional development in an effort to ensure that our employees have opportunities for career growth.

Additional Information

Admittance to the examination will require a valid government issued photograph identification.
Applicants who are unable to present proper identification must make arrangements with the Human Resources Division prior to the test date.


A background check may be conducted for this classification.


Following an offer of employment, you may be required to submit to post offer medical and drug screening tests at County expense.


This examination will establish an eligible list from which appointments will be made.
Other permanent and temporary appointments will be made as needed.
Successful candidates will remain on the eligible list for a period of twelve-months, unless specified otherwise by the Civil Service Commission.


For more information regarding Kern County's recruitment process, please see our FAQ page.
Kern County is ADA compliant and an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.


Kern County Employee Benefits

  • As a regular or provisional employee of Kern County, working twenty (20) hours or more per week, you are presently eligible for the following benefits as described below:

Health Insurance: (Medical/Dental/Vision): Kern County offers five affordable medical options.
Kern Legacy Health Plans are medical and prescription health plan options administered directly by the County of Kern.
Kaiser Permanente is also an option.
Employees may also choose from two dental plans; Liberty Dental PPO or HMO.
The vision coverage is provided through Vision Service Plan (VSP).


Retirement Program: Kern County Employees' Retirement Association (KCERA).
This Section 401 (a) defined benefit retirement plan requires employer and employee contribution and pays retired employees a pension based on salary, years of service, and age upon retirement.


Deferred Compensation: This section 457 plan allows employees to contribute on a pre-tax basis to a supplemental retirement account which is then paid out to them when they retire.


Social Security Administration:
Note: Both Kern County and the employee contribute to Social Security and Medicare as follows:
  • The County of Kern withholds 6.
    2% for Social Security (FICA1) and 1.
    45% for Medicare (FICA2) from employee's payroll warrants
  • The County matches the employee's 6.
    2% for Social Security and 1.
    45% for Medicare
Employee Assistance Program: EAP is available to help you take control of your life!

Voluntary Benefits: Chimienti & Associates (Administrator) offers the following voluntary benefits and can be deducted on a pre-tax bases: Short Term Disability Coverage, Accident Plan, Cancer Plan and a Flexible Spending Account.


Paid Holiday Leave: 12 set days (per calendar year)

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

7103 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707128073-c1457a2cbe83bdb73875d86f5487f2d6

LOCATION:

Capellen United States

CITY:

Bakersfield

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Position Information

This is a Department Promotional Examination and is open only to eligible employees of the Kern County Fire Department who have permanent status in the classified service and received an overall rating of standard or better on the last employee performance report.

EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:
  • Written Exam: will be conducted on February 13, 2024
Written Exam (Weight 100%): May include knowledge of modern fire prevention and suppression methods; technical fire-fighting techniques and principles of hydraulics applied to fire suppression; the use and maintenance of fire-fighting equipment and apparatus; departmental rules and regulations; first aid and other relevant topics.

Applicants must attain at least a 70% score on each phase of the examination process.

Examination components for promotional testing will be administered during the scheduled date(s)/time(s)/location without exception.
Minimum Qualifications / Employment Standards:
Two years of experience as a Fire Fighter or Fire Heavy Equipment Specialist II in the Kern County Fire Department AND California State Certified Fire Marshall (CSFM) Driver Operator 1A and 1B certificates, AND successful completion of a Kern County Fire Department practical certification exam are required.

Possession of a valid California Class C non-commercial Firefighter's Restricted Driver's License with specific endorsements is required.

By assignment may be required to possess a valid California Class A or B Commercial License with specific endorsements.

Applicants must submit a copy of the following documents to their application by the final filing deadline. If you are unable to attach materials to your application, you may e-mail a copy to ramirezc@kerncounty.com
  • California State Certified Fire Marshall Driver Operator 1A and 1B certificates
  • Valid California Class C non-commercial Firefighter's Restricted Driver's License with specific endorsements
  • Kern County Fire Engineer practical certification exam certificate
Full job description: Fire Engineer

About Kern County

Kern County employees provide opportunities that are purposeful to our community. Every employee and every action contributes to the improvement and strengthening of our county.

To learn more about Kern County, click here or follow us:

High Performance Culture
Kern County is actively engaged in creating a culture that promotes excellence, innovation and continuous improvement. LaunchKern is Kern County's continuous improvement initiative based on the principles of Lean Six Sigma. LaunchKern empowers our valued employees to change the way government works by improving their work environment, saving taxpayer dollars and enhancing services to residents.

Growth Mindset
We always encourage our employees to grow and develop. Kern County has a culture of innovation that allows employees to explore creative and more efficient ways to accomplish their work. We provide access to training and continued professional development in an effort to ensure that our employees have opportunities for career growth.

Additional Information

Admittance to the examination will require a valid government issued photograph identification. Applicants who are unable to present proper identification must make arrangements with the Human Resources Division prior to the test date.

A background check may be conducted for this classification.

Following an offer of employment, you may be required to submit to post offer medical and drug screening tests at County expense.

This examination will establish an eligible list from which appointments will be made. Other permanent and temporary appointments will be made as needed. Successful candidates will remain on the eligible list for a period of twelve-months, unless specified otherwise by the Civil Service Commission.

For more information regarding Kern County's recruitment process, please see our FAQ page.
Kern County is ADA compliant and an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.


Kern County Employee Benefits

  • As a regular or provisional employee of Kern County, working twenty (20) hours or more per week, you are presently eligible for the following benefits as described below:

Health Insurance: (Medical/Dental/Vision): Kern County offers five affordable medical options. Kern Legacy Health Plans are medical and prescription health plan options administered directly by the County of Kern. Kaiser Permanente is also an option. Employees may also choose from two dental plans; Liberty Dental PPO or HMO. The vision coverage is provided through Vision Service Plan (VSP).

Retirement Program: Kern County Employees' Retirement Association (KCERA). This Section 401 (a) defined benefit retirement plan requires employer and employee contribution and pays retired employees a pension based on salary, years of service, and age upon retirement.

Deferred Compensation: This section 457 plan allows employees to contribute on a pre-tax basis to a supplemental retirement account which is then paid out to them when they retire.

Social Security Administration:
Note: Both Kern County and the employee contribute to Social Security and Medicare as follows:
  • The County of Kern withholds 6.2% for Social Security (FICA1) and 1.45% for Medicare (FICA2) from employee's payroll warrants
  • The County matches the employee's 6.2% for Social Security and 1.45% for Medicare
Employee Assistance Program: EAP is available to help you take control of your life!

Voluntary Benefits: Chimienti & Associates (Administrator) offers the following voluntary benefits and can be deducted on a pre-tax bases: Short Term Disability Coverage, Accident Plan, Cancer Plan and a Flexible Spending Account.

Paid Holiday Leave: 12 set days (per calendar year)


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