Fire Equipment Technician II (Fire District)

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Fire and EMS
  • Salary: $35,942.40 - $49,504.00 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job


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The San Bernardino County Fire Protection District is recruiting for a Fire Equipment Technician II to perform as a working leader in the Support Services Division. Fire Equipment Technicians are an integral part of ensuring our firefighter crews have the best safety equipment to perform their jobs and serve our citizens. This position will be responsible for gathering price quotes; ordering supplies and equipment; receiving, inspecting, storing, and issuing equipment, property, materials and supplies; completing inventory; and maintaining records of capital equipment acquisitions, dispositions, and transfers. Additionally, positions are responsible for making minor equipment repairs, sanitizing uniforms, and providing logistical support to fire incidents.


Background: Must successfully complete a background check prior to appointment. License: Must possess a CA Class C driver license at time of hire. May be required to obtain a CA Class B driver license, depending on assignment.
Certification: Must obtain a valid California Incident Command Certification System Qualification Card (CICCS Red Card) verifying completion of S-130, S-190, and I-200 training courses (provided by the department) within 12 months of hire and maintain throughout employment.
Physical: Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.; frequent sitting, walking, standing, and bending.
Work Hours: Will be required to work on-call as needed in order to provide assistance to incidents and other events after hours and weekends.

Minimum Requirements

Must meet one of the following options:

Option 1: One (1) year of experience equivalent to a Fire Equipment Technician I, which includes gathering price quotes, ordering supplies, and receiving, storing, issuing, and inventorying supplies and materials in a fire agency warehouse .

Option 2: One (1) year of experience with primary responsibility for performing purchasing duties , including researching products, obtaining price quotes, ordering supplies/equipment, and working with vendors.

NOTE: Ensure your work history clearly details qualifying experience, including your experience in receiving, inspecting, storing, and issuing uniforms, equipment, and supplies; experience inspecting and repairing fire equipment; specific purchasing duties; experience with a computerized inventory and purchasing system; and the computer programs/software you utilize to perform your related duties.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have experience in researching, ordering, and issuing Fire Department equipment, along with utilizing a computerized inventory system. Experience working in a public safety or medical environment ordering uniforms, public safety equipment, and medical supplies and working in a centralized purchasing environment is also desirable.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department. Candidates who demonstrate exceptional qualifications will be referred to the appointing authority for a selection interview.

All communications regarding the recruitment process will be via e-mail. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn additional information regarding this recruitment. Check your GovernmentJobs account for notifications. Update your firewalls to allow e-mails from San Bernardino County through Update your Spam, Junk, and Bulk settings to ensure it will not spam/block/filter communications from e-mail addresses with the following domain: "". Finally, be sure to keep your personal information updated. Taking these steps now will help ensure you receive all communications regarding this recruitment.

Application Procedure : To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by the stated deadline. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note: if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

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EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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