The San Jose Fire Department will be hosting a Candidate Forum for those interested in applying as a Firefighter-Recruit on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at the San Jose Convention Center. The Forum will feature a presentation covering the minimum requirements to become a Firefighter-Recruit, the application and testing process, and the San Jose Fire Academy training experience.
Resource tables and SJFD personnel will be on hand to provide information and answer questions from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. A formal presentation will be offered at 10:00 am and at 1:00 pm. Attendees are encouraged to register for the session of their choice. Candidates should arrive a minimum of 15 minutes prior to their scheduled time and present their Event Brite ticket to secure their reserved seating. General Seating will be opened to those without reservations approximately 10 minutes prior to each presentation on a space available basis.
Please note that this is an optional informational session provided for the benefit of those interested becoming a SJFD Firefighter-Recruit. Attendance at the Candidate Forum is not required to apply for the position. For those who can not attend, the presentation will be recorded and posted to the website at http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=754.
For more information on the candidate forum, please contact the SJFD Recruitment Office at 408-794-6959 or at SJFDRecruiting@sanjoseca.gov.
San Jose Fire Department
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration. The San José Fire Department is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City's employees.
The San José Fire Department's (SJFD) core mission is to serve the community by protecting life, property, and the environment through prevention and response. The Department protects approximately 200 square miles of terrain that includes residential, commercial, high-rise, and wildland interface areas.