The City of Roseville anticipates a recruitment for qualified candidates for the positions of Firefighter Paramedic I/II, which includes entry level and lateral candidates in early 2023. 

If you are interested in finding out more about our department and what it takes to be a member of the Roseville Fire Department, submit your information here or reach out to Captain Rocky Fasani at [email protected].

About the Department/ Benefits/ Salary Info

The Roseville Fire Department is an all risk all hazard fire department. The department currently operates out of eight fire stations and serves a growing community of 145,000 residents. The operations division is staffed with a total of 102 personnel spread across three shifts. In 2021, the department responded to 18,291 calls for service. 

The department has a cross staffed Hazardous Materials Task Force, Rescue Task Force and Tactical Medic program. There are a number of specialty programs and collateral assignments available to those interested. The Roseville Fire Department is a non-transporting agency. 

The City offers a generous benefits package with a starting salary for Firefighter Paramedic I/II of $85,035 - $109,498.19 with up to 22.5% of base salary as incentive pay for certifications. To learn more about the benefits please visit here

Successful Candidates

Successful candidates must possess a combination of the qualifications outlined in the job specifications found here

These qualifications may include the following special licenses and certificates*: 

· Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license or higher (Class B or A) by date of appointment. A Firefighter endorsement is required by completion of the Roseville Fire Department Training Academy.
· Possession of a California Firefighter I Certificate as issued by the California Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) or equivalent. 
· Possession of a California Paramedic License or current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Paramedic Certificate by date of appointment.
*Please refer to our job specification to see other patterns to qualify.  

Firefighter Paramedic II candidates, in addition to the qualifications for Firefighter Paramedic I, must possess two years of experience as a paid full time Paramedic at the rank of Firefighter or above with an urban/suburban agency providing services similar to those of the City of Roseville Fire Department.
*Please refer to our job specification to see other patterns to qualify.

As part of the application process a CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) card issued within one year of the application deadline is required. Information regarding the test is available here

About the City of Roseville

The City of Roseville is nestled at the western edge of Placer County, along the Interstate 80 corridor, which is a short, scenic drive way from the Sierra Foothills and Lake Tahoe (approximately 90 miles away)--snowboarding, skiing, or simply to relax. We are roughly the same distance away from the San Francisco Bay area, yet another world-class destination to enjoy all the region has to offer. Roseville sits close to many of the of the area's largest lakes, including Folsom Lake, a destination for all sorts of water sports, like kayaking, boating, paddle boarding, as well as Lake Natomas, which is well known for its top-tier rowing facility and running / bicycling trails.

The City of Roseville ranked 8th in Livability’s 2021 Top 100 Best Places to Live in America, after analyzing over 1,000 small to midsized cities on factors like safety, affordability, economic stability, outdoor recreation, accessibility, and community engagement. In their article, Livability stated Roseville offers “the exact things so many of us are craving right now: connection, affordability, and the space and opportunity to grow.”  Roseville was one of only four California cities to make the list, ranking the highest of the others. 

Roseville also ranked in Money Magazine’s 2020 list of best places to live in the US. It was the only California city to make their list. They cited affordability, city-run utilities, and high-paying jobs as some of Roseville’s best attributes. 

Learn more about the City of Roseville here.

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