Seasonal Firefighter Hiring
Fire Fighter I 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 the Fire Fighter I Classification is that you must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment to a Firefighter I position.
The filing period for the 2013 season is November 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013.
Applications will be accepted by mail OR in person for the units in the Northern Region. Applications will be accepted on a file-in-person basis ONLY for the units in the Southern Region. PLEASE REVIEW THE UNIT LISTING ON THE REVERSE SIDE OF THIS BULLETIN TO DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE FILING METHOD.APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED AT EACH UNIT IN WHICH YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR APPOINTMENT. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JANUARY 31, 2013 MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE 2013 FIRE SEASON.
Applications will not be accepted at Sacramento Headquarters, Region Offices, or Conservation Camps.