Ambulance Operator

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Over 80% of Glendale Fire Department’s calls are medical. Part-time Ambulance Operators respond with sworn personnel, providing assistance as needed and transporting patients to local hospitals. Shifts are usually either 12 hours or 24 hours in duration and currently follow the A/B/C platoon model, working 7 days of a 10-day cycle per month.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Age 18 or older
  • High School graduation or GED / SHSPE certificate
  • Valid California Class C driver's license
  • Valid California Motor Vehicle Ambulance Certification Endorsement
  • Valid State of California Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card
  • Ability to commit to a minimum of 48 hours per month

Selection Process:

  • Written test
  • Oral interview similar to that of a Firefighter
  • Background investigation with Polygraph test
  • Medical exam
  • Chief's oral interview

Visit the City of Glendale website for job opportunities and applications.