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Intern Program

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. BATTALION CHIEF TUCKER IS OUR LEAD COORDINATOR FOR THIS PROGRAM.

Battalion Chief Tucker

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:

PREREQUISITES

  • 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

CANDIDATE TESTING

  • 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

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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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