Entry and Lateral Firefighter-Paramedic

Entry and Lateral Firefighter-Paramedic

Olympic Valley Fire Department
305 Olympic Valley Rd., Olympic Valley

About Olympic Valley Fire Department

Olympic Valley Fire Department is looking to hire a full-time Entry and Lateral Firefighter-Paramedic. Under the supervision of a Captain, the Firefighter-Paramedic assists the other members of the shift in performing daily tasks and maintenance, fire prevention activities, and responding to emergency calls.

The Department works a “48 on, 96 off” schedule and has 13 full-time suppression employees, with a target staffing of four. The Department responds to about 600 calls for service annually. Olympic Valley Fire Department has a modern fleet – two Type 1 engines, two Type 3 engines, a Type 3 rescue, a Type 1 water tender/pumper, a utility vehicle, an off-road UTV rescue/patient transport, and a command vehicle. Olympic Valley Fire Department is an ‘all-risk’ agency, providing fire suppression, technical rescue, and emergency medical services under an ‘ALS Engine Company’ (non-transport) format.

Olympic Valley Fire Department provides a generous wage and benefit package: the Firefighter Paramedic annual salary ranges from $84,544 to $102,764. More details about the compensation and benefits can be found in the job annoucement including information about retirement programs; longevity pay; HRA contributions; and medical, vision, dental and life insurance.

Job Annoucement

The examination process shall include the following:

  • Written Exam
  • Manipulative tests
  • Oral interviews, including interviews with the Fire Chief and General Manager

Applications will be accepted online through our website, at the Olympic Valley Public Service District office, or by mail. The District office is located at 305 Olympic Valley Road, Olympic Valley, California, and the mailing address is PO Box 2026 Olympic Valley, California 96146. Applicants selected for the examination process will be notified of the date and time of the assessment center.

The application can be found here or on our website: https://www.ovpsd.org/ovfd/employment