The Southern Marin Fire Protection District does not currently have any active open firefighting positions but please check back regularly as this website is where we will post our current openings.
See below for a Firefighter EMT/Paramedic job description, qualifications and current salary/benefit information.
We appreciate your interest in the Southern Marin Fire Protection District.
As a Firefighter or Paramedic for the Southern Marin Fire Protection District, you will embark on a physically challenging, exciting and rewarding career. We are seeking highly motivated individuals who are dedicated to community service, have an aptitude for the diverse work performed in the fire service, and who demonstrate the qualities expected of today's fire service professionals.
Examples of Duties
Responds to and performs skilled tasks at the scene of incidents involving illness, injury, fires, rescues, environmental hazards, hazardous materials, vehicle accidents and other situations which may involve threat to life or property; inspects, drives, operates and performs maintenance of vehicles and other fire equipment; conduct business and residential inspections, performs public safety training and education; maintains fire stations; participates in training programs; other related duties as assigned.
- Must be a minimum 18 years of age at time of application
- High school diploma or GED certificate
- Must have a valid Class C driver's license at time of employment
- Firefighter I Certificate (Academy not sufficient)
- Firefighter/EMT applicants must have current EMT certification
- Firefighter/Paramedic applicants must have current California State Paramedic license and
Marin County paramedic accreditation at the time of employment.
- Current CPAT
Salary and Benefits
Salary negotiable for lateral transfers
Up to 10.5% of monthly salary based on education.
Southern Marin participates in the Marin County Employees' Retirement System (MCERA)
Comprehensive medical, dental, life, LTD, LTC and BCN insurance. In addition, SMFPD provides orthodontic and vision care programs.
Vacation Leave ranges from 7 to 13 shifts per year based on years of service.
Sick Leave is 6 shifts per year.
Deferred Compensation Plan
The District participates in a 457 deferred compensation plan and contributes an amount equal to 5% of the employee’s salary.
Southern Marin Fire Protection District participates in the Marin County Employees' Retirement System (MCERA)
Memorandum of Understanding
The benefits described above are provided as a general overview of the Memorandum of Understanding. For full details, potential employees should review the District's memorandum of understanding. The present memorandum of understanding expires June 30, 2018.
Current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
Southern Marin Fire Firefighter MOU 2014-2018 (click to view)