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Employment Opportunity

Thank you for your interest in RVFD!  Ross Valley Fire Department hires new firefighters who are on the FCTC’s Statewide Eligibility List (SEL) with a passing score of 70% or above and have a valid Cal-JAC CPAT.

Employment opportunities, job openings, and application announcements are made through FCTC and the Ross Valley Fire Department.


 Entry Level Firefighter/Engineer EMT and EMT-P

Lateral Firefighter/Engineer EMT and EMT-P

The Department anticipates filling up to three (3) positions.

Instructions for filing an employment application:  Applicants must possess a valid Cal-JAC CPAT card dated between October 31, 2018 and October 31, 2019, and be on the FCTS's Statewide Eligibility List (SEL) with a passing score of 70% or above between October 31, 2018 and October 31, 2019.  Applicants must complete a Ross Valley Fire Department application for employment.

Include the following documents at the time of application:  Current California DMV printout (official and unoffical accepted); Current California EMT Certification or current California Paramedic License; valid Certificate of Completion from a recognized California Fire Academy or a recognized academy providing IFSAC/Pro Board seals; Single page supplemental letter explaining why you are seeking a career in the fire service and why you are choosing the Ross Valley Fire Department - one (1) page maximum, font size 12, single spaced.; and Resume.  Only attach requested certificates.

Submit in person, by mail, or electronically to applications@rossvalleyfire.org

About the process:  Please submit applications by email or mail, delivered no later than 5:00 pm PST on Thursday, October 31, 2019.  Application materials will be reviewed and evaluated as received and only the most qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the recruitment process.  If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please feel free to contact applications@rossvalleyfire.org.


Download this file (RVFD_Application_For_Employment_042419.pdf)Employment Application [ ]742 kB
Download this file (RVFD Job Flyer 2019.pdf)RVFD Job Flyer 2019.pdf[ ]1355 kB

Our Mission

To protect the lives, property and environment of Ross, San Anselmo, Sleepy Hollow and Fairfax through education, prevention and community service in a professional and caring manner that is fair, honest, respectful and ethical.

Contact Us

Ross Valley Fire Department
777 San Anselmo Avenue
San Anselmo, CA 94960 USA
Tel: (415) 258-4686

For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1