• Full Time
  • Santa Cruz, Ca
  • $6,853.00 - $10,304.00 USD / Month

Website City of Santa Cruz

Firefighter/Paramedic (Lateral Recruitment)

City of Santa Cruz

$6,853.00 – $10,304.00 Monthly

$82,236.00 – $123.648.00 Annually


The Santa Cruz Fire Department has been in service since 1894 and now includes four fire stations and one lifeguard headquarters. Our staff includes firefighter/paramedics, engineers, captains, battalion chiefs, fire prevention staff, training staff, administrative staff, and seasonal lifeguards. The downtown station was built in 1940 and is still in use today. The Department continuously strives to improve the services provided to the citizens and visitors of Santa Cruz, and looks forward to another century of community wide, all risk protection services provided by our highly motivated and professional firefighters.


The Department is now accepting applications to join our team in the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. This is a lateral recruitment open to Firefighter/Paramedics with at least two years of full-time paid professional experience, currently employed and in good standing with a fire agency, and who possess a valid California Paramedic License. For the full job description and list of minimum qualifications, please refer to the City of Santa Cruz Jobs page on the link below.

The City of Santa Cruz offers excellent benefits including retirement, medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, long-term disability, an Employee Assistance Program, vacation time, sick time, and up to 11 paid holidays per year.


Deadline to apply is Thursday, September 21, 2023 by 5:00 p.m.


For a complete list of job requirements and to apply go to www.cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs.


City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department

809 Center St., Room 6, Santa Cruz, CA  95060

(831) 420-5040

[email protected]


To apply for this job please visit www.cityofsantacruz.com.