The purpose of this program is to expose the Intern Firefighter to the workings of a progressive multi-hazard agency, while preparing them for a career in the fire service.This is truly on the job training experience. Captain Tucker is our lead coordinator for this program.




A task sheet has been developed that must be completed by the Intern Firefighter. Some of the components of the task sheet include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Graduation from high school
  • Graduation from an accredited Firefighter 1 academy
  • Pass a comprehensive background check
  • Pass a psychological exam
  • Pass a medical physical to be able to perform the essential functions of the job
  • Current CPAT
  • Appropriate use of personal protective clothing
  • Department Policies and Procedures
  • Organizational structure
  • Firefighter safety
  • Structural firefighting
  • Wildland firefighting
  • Hose operations
  • Ventilation theory and practices
  • Salvage and overhaul practices
  • Medical aid skills
  • A minimum of forty eight (48) hours per month qualifying time in a Stanislaus Consolidated fire station
  • Twenty-four (24) hour increment desired, but no less than twelve (12) hour increments
  • Maintain and develop a working relationship with members of the District, neighboring districts & departments, and our public
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