CAL FIRE Jobs
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is California's fire department and resource management agency. The organization is comprised of nearly 8,000 permanent and seasonal employees. The mission of the Department is to serve and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of California.
CAL FIRE is an equal opportunity employer, providing equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation. CAL FIRE offers well-paying careers and opportunities for advancement.
When you join CAL FIRE, you join a family of employees that function as a team. You will build trust and friendship with your co-workers, as together you respond to emergencies and challenging situations. CAL FIRE provides employees with a variety of career choices and opportunities. We hope that you will consider a rewarding and challenging career with CAL FIRE!
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CAL FIRE Benefits
Sick Leave, Vacation and Annual Leave - CAL FIRE employees earn sick leave and vacation credits. As the employee's years of State service increase, the vacation allowance increases. Employees may also be eligible to participate in the annual leave program, which replaces traditional sick leave and vacation credits.
Bereavement Leave - Full-time employees are authorized bereavement leave for the death of a person related by blood, marriage, adoption, or for any person residing in the immediate household at the time of death.
Personal Holiday - Upon qualification, full-time employees are eligible to receive one day off of their choice each year, with their supervisor's approval.
Holidays - Full-time employees are entitled to holidays as defined in the applicable labor contract agreements or authorizing memoranda.
Health, Dental and Vision Care Benefits - Various plans are available for employee and dependent coverage. Costs exceeding the State's contribution are the responsibility of the employee. Employees may also be eligible for retirement plans; deferred compensation plans; FlexElect; Employee Assistance Program; mentor leave; uniform allowance; CoBen. For more information about benefits, you may also contact the Department of Personnel Administration website.