Capt Craig Freeman

County of San Bernardino (CA) Ambulance Operator – EMT

County of San Bernardino (CA) is accepting apps for AMBULANCE OPERATOR – EMT. Until Sept. 6, 2016  Salary $10.20 – $13.89 hourly. For details about this career and over 3,500 other fire departments looking to hire firefighters Join today…

The County of San Bernardino
invites application for the position of

Ambulance Operator – EMT
Job Number: 16-44825-01

Salary: See Position Description

APPLY BY: 09/06/16  05:00 PM
Applicants are encouraged to apply online:
24-Hour Shift Rate:  $10.20 – $13.89
Hourly rate based on 24-Hour shift; overtime pay after 40 hours; most assignments are 56-hour work-weeks.
Next Salary Increase in July of 2017.



The San Bernardino County Fire Department is accepting applications for Ambulance Operator – EMT.  This is a full-time, non-represented position with excellent benefits; overtime eligible.  


Under the direction of the assigned Captain or Supervisor, these positions are responsible for operating an ambulance responding to medical aid calls, providing basic medical care to the ill and injured, and providing patient transport services.

For more detailed information, refer to the Ambulance Operator – EMT job description.


Health and Physical Condition: Persons seeking appointment to this classification must meet the safety, health, and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties established by the San Bernardino County Fire Department.

Travel/Driver License: Travel within and outside of the County may be required. A valid California Class C Driver License and proof of automobile liability insurance must be provided at the time of hire and maintained throughout employment.

CPR Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid CPR card.

ICEMA Emergency Medical Technician Certification: Must obtain ICEMA EMT accreditation by the end of orientation, and maintain throughout employment. Newly hired EMTs who are not ICEMA-accredited must successfully complete the ICEMA accreditation process by the end of orientation or will be terminated. The Department will assist with the process; however, the candidate is responsible for obtaining ICEMA accreditation. Information may be found at regarding the requirements for accreditation.

Work Location: Applicants must be willing to work anywhere within San Bernardino County. Positions will primarily be located at County Fire Stations. All new employees must adhere to the provisions of the County Fire and Special Districts Dress Code, which prohibits visible tattoos.


Applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
  1. Possess and maintain a valid Class “C” State of California Driver License (CDL).
  2. Possess and maintain a valid CPR Card.
  3. Possess and maintain an EMT1 certification or greater.
***Note:  Applicants must submit a high-quality copy of all required licenses and certifications with the application in order to be considered for this position.  For detailed instructions on how to attach a document to your on-line application, click HERE, and scroll down to “Attachments.”
Candidates will be required to have a clean driving record, proof of liability insurance, and must submit a recent official DMV H6 printout at the time of interview.


The department seeks candidates with excellent interpersonal skills who are able to deal effectively with persons who are ill/injured and under duress.  Candidates must be able to remain calm under pressure, work well in a team environment, and maintain a high level of integrity.


A written examination will be administered in September/October 2016.  The written examination will consist of an evaluation of knowledge and skills on the following topics:
  • Rescue & Emergency Care/First Aid/EMT Skills
  • Safety
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Interpersonal Relations
The highest scoring applicants from the written examination may be invited to a department selection interview. Applicants invited to the written examination will be notified of the test date, time, and location approximately one (1) week prior to the test date.  Applicants scheduled for the written examination must show photo identification or equivalent.

Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mails frequently to obtain any correspondence associated with this recruitment.The Human Resources Department reserves the right to modify the examination process in accordance with the Personnel Rules and accepted selection practices.

Applications may be obtained and filed online at:
(909) 387-8304 • TTY Users: 711
157 West Fifth Street, 1st Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92415
An Equal Employment Opportunity and ADA Compliant Employer


Issue Date: 8/27/16   SW


Ambulance Operator – EMT Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Certificates and Licenses: A combination of the following certificates and licenses are required. Please indicate all certificates and licenses you are submitting with your application:
Checkbox Current, valid CA Class C Driver License (required).
Checkbox Current, valid CPR card (required).
Checkbox Current, valid EMT-1 Certification, or greater (required).
Checkbox Current, valid ICEMA EMT Accreditation.
Checkbox None of the above.
* 2. Attachment Submission: Applicants must attach a high-quality copy of all required certifications/licenses listed above. Applicants may do this by scanning the documents (save to your computer), then attaching to this application (upload using the attachment step).
Checkbox I have scanned and attached all my required certificates/licenses to this application.
Checkbox Not applicable.
* 3. I understand that I cannot update my application once I have submitted it. Therefore, I have fully completed ALL sections and provided full descriptions of my duties and responsibilities for each employer, and have provided ALL attachments.
Checkbox I understand.
* Required Question
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