Fire Equipment Technician II (Fire Department)

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Fire and EMS
  • Salary: $38,126.40 - $53,809.60 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

Examination: 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.

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.
Applications will be received until a sufficient number of applications are received. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure consideration as recruitment may close at any time.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the closing of this recruitment. 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.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

All communications regarding the selection process will be via email . Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mails frequently to obtain any correspondence associated with this recruitment. Please be sure the email provided on this application is always current; it is your responsibility to update your personal information. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.

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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General Fire Support

The County of San Bernardino offers a range of benefit programs for employees and their eligible dependents. These include health, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as a variety of voluntary benefits. Programs and benefit amounts vary and are based on bargaining unit, family size, hire date, plan selection, and number of hours worked.

For a summary of benefits, please click here .

A summary of benefits is provided below. Refer to the appropriate MOU, contact the County's Employee Benefits and Services Division at (909) 387-5787 or visit the Benefits website for more detailed information at .

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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