First 1,000 Qualified Firefighter/Paramedic Applications to be Accepted

Metro Fire opens the hiring process on January 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

Mather, CA. – Tomorrow, January 14, 2015 at 8:00am, Metro Fire will open the online hiring process for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic, accepting the first 1,000 qualified applications received. The application process will officially close on February 5, 2015 at 5:00pm. Potential applicants should visit for more information and to apply.

Only the first 1,000 qualified applicants will be invited to the written exam, currently scheduled for February 17, 2015. Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent GED certificate
  • California State Paramedic License
  • With ability to obtain a Sacramento County EMT-P Accreditation by completion of the Academy
  • Valid CPAT (Candidate Physical Agility Test) certificate
  • Valid (unrestricted) California Driver’s License Class C
  • With ability to obtain and maintain a Firefighter Endorsement within six months of appointment

There is no requirement for previous completion of a Firefighter I academy. United States Military Veterans who show proof of an honorable discharge will be awarded a 5% credit, which will be added to their overall passing score upon completion of the testing process.

We look forward to welcoming the next generation of firefighters into the Metro Fire family!



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