Explore paths in a career that can extinguish unemployment with the fine women and men of the Oceanside Fire Department. In addition to fire personnel housed at City Hall and eight firehouses, numerous emergency medical technicians and lifeguards serve the Oceanside community. You could be one of them! Right out of high school or with just a few years of education, you could stay right here in Oceanside with a job at the city’s fire department. The Oceanside Fire Department’s mission is to meet and exceed community needs and expectations through the preservation and protection of life, property, and the environment. Working for a municipality also has its perks, including on-the-job training and professional development opportunities. Learn from employees Daniela Bucalo, Haley Rabago, Will Buchanon, Daniel Garcia, and Tiera Garfield on how they work as a team to keep us safe and healthy in a variety of roles in our neighborhoods and on the beach.
High school students may attend the Career and Technical Public Service pathway. For more future career pathways, please visit the California Department of Education career and technical education website. Find jobs available right now with the City of Oceanside’s Fire Department. Open Positions may include: Firefighter Paramedic Recruit, Firefighter and even the Fire Chief. Interested in volunteering with the Oceanside Fire Department? Engage with the department’s volunteerism, Fire Explorers, or youth lifeguard programs to get a feel for the profession.