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Tribal, 2 Kwaaypaay Court, El Cajon, California, United States of America Req #13903
Monday, October 23, 2023
The ancestors of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation existed many centuries ago as a community of people…a Tribe living together, farming, hunting and fishing to survive.

Much has changed since that time.  Today the Sycuan Tribe governs its Reservation, owns and operates a Casino and a Golf Resort, and owns a number of other business ventures in the San Diego Region.   

One attribute that remains unchanged, however, is Sycuan's sense of community.  Sycuan is more than just a business.  Sycuan is a community of people working together toward a common goal.  Whether you work in our state-of-the-art  Casino, our beautiful Resort, or become a staff member in our Tribal Government division, you will be part of the Sycuan family.

Job Purpose: Suppresses fires, preserves life and property from the elements of disaster and renders medical care to sick and injured

Compensation:  $26.00 - $39.00 per hour (56 hour workweek) 

*** U.S. Dept. Labor FLSA 7(k) states any hours over 53 hours in a workweek for fire protection employees is OT thus 3 hrs OT each week. ***

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

(Note: Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at the sole discretion of Sycuan Management at any time)

  1. Participates in fire company activities including fire suppression, rescue, public assistance, fire investigation, fire prevention, pre-fire planning, fire company training, public education, and routine maintenance of apparatus, equipment and fire department facilities
  2. Performs rescues, fire suppression, ventilation, salvage and overhaul, medical aid and any other duties related to the preservation of life and property
  3. Maintains basic knowledge of the duties of other personnel in the station
  4. Performs duties of Acting Officer-In Charge when directed and if qualified
  5. Maintains up-to-date knowledge in data and information necessary to perform duties
  6. Inspects and tests ambulance equipment
  7. Completes appropriate medical reports
  8. Maintains currency of all necessary certifications as required
  9. Provides patient care and transportation of patients to appropriate medical facilities as needed
  10. Performs other duties as directed by the Fire Captain

Job Specifications:

Education and Experience:


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • State of California Paramedic license in good standing
  • Successful completion of standard internal firefighter written test
  • San Diego County Paramedic accreditation in good standing
  • Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) or Biddle Physical Ability Test Certificate in good standing
  • CA Driver's License in good standing
  • California Ambulance Driver's Certificate
  • BLS CPR and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Cards
  • Medical Examiners Certification


  • Hazmat FRO
  • 1 year paramedic experience
  • Firefighter exempt Ca Driver's License in good standing
  • State Firefighter I Certification
  • Firefighter experience

Skills and Knowledge:


  • Ability to pass annual BIA Pack Test to include donning a 45 pound hose pack (or equivalent) and walking a total of three (3) miles in 45 minutes or less
  • Ability to effectively communicate with department personnel
  • Ability to execute operational and procedural changes
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks and assignments
  • Ability to complete forms, documents and written reports
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and composure
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to make sound judgments
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal directives and written directions
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Working knowledge of word processing programs
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to show up to work on time


Supervisory/Managerial Accountability:

Direct:    None

Indirect:  None

If you enjoy being part of a community dedicated to creating a memorable guest experience, we invite you to explore career opportunities with Sycuan and join our winning team!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Tribal, 2 Kwaaypaay Court, El Cajon, California, United States of America