Website California Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection
Job Description and Duties
Please see the attached duty statement and Forester I flyer for details on this position.
Contact Assistant Chief Jim McDougald at (559) 281-4304 for questions related to the duties of the position.
Candidate may be selected by resume review.
You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
Maintains the Arduous Fitness Standard in accordance with Department policy. The incumbent is required to wear respiratory protection equipment, including self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). As such, CALOSHA requires the incumbent to be annually medically cleared to be fit-tested for respiratory protection equipment. May be subject to working nights, weekends, or holidays.
You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
Position DetailsJob Code #: JC-184077
- The position(s) require(s) a Registered Professional Forester License License. You will be required to provide a copy of your license prior to being hired.
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: Until Filled
Who May Apply
How To Apply:
Address for Mailing Application Packages:
You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:
Required Application Package Documents
The 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 www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All 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 https://www.fire.ca.gov/media/5081/po299-2015-2.pdf
- Other – Copy of Registered Professional Forester (RPF) License
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.
The 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.
Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator
You must submit a completed State Application (STD. 678) [please include WORKING TITLE and POS#], Resume, Copy of Registered Professional Forester (RPF) License, and Authorization to Release Information Form (PO-299).
Submit the required documents to the following address:
CAL FIRE Southern Region Hiring
1234 E. Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA 93710
Applications/Resumes postmarked after the final filing date may not be considered.
ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applicants are highly encouraged to complete an OPTIONAL Recruitment Questionnaire, located at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HLYSH8V
Pursuant to California Penal Code 4571, any individual interested in seeking employment who may be required to work with inmates at a conservation camp must disclose of any prior felony status up front, so CAL FIRE/CDCR can provide informed consent to a former felon to be on the Conservation Camp/Prison grounds. Any person/employee that has been convicted of a Felony and not received written consent, is committing a Felony.
Bargaining Unit 08 Consideration:
The Bargaining Unit 8 Memorandum of Understanding regarding Voluntary In-Class Transfer Policy (Inter-Unit) (Section 9.2) will be followed. Transfers may require a two-year commitment.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The 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.
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