The San Bruno Fire Department utilizes Firefighter Candidate Testing Center (FCTC) for recruitment. Those interested in joining this fast paced team environment should visit the FCTC website for information on recruitment. Typical desirable qualifications include:
Firefighter 1 certification
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic and Paramedic
2 and 4 year college degree
Prior fire service experience (volunteer and internships)
Fluency in a foreign language
San Bruno Fire offers a fire internship program to help aspiring firefighters gain the experience needed and learn the skills required to becoming a career firefighter. The program provides training and experience that fulfills Firefighter 1 requirements (in conjunction with pre-service fire academy coursework). For information about recruitment contact Captain Ferretti via email.