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  • 10/25/2018  We're Hiring Plan Checker! Apply by 11/16  We're hiring a Fire Department Plan Checker! If you have experience in Fire Prevention or Code Compliance, click on the link above by Friday, November 16th at 5PM (PST) to learn more about this exciting opportunity and submit your application.

Archived News

  • 10/09/2018  October is Fire Prevention Month--Look. Listen. Learn.(292KB)  Each year the majority of fire deaths in North America happen at home. In a typical home fire, you may only have a few minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Review this fire safety checklist to help keep you & your loved ones safe
  • 09/20/2018  Interested in Becoming a Firefighter? Join Us for a Firefighter Preparation Workshop on Monday, October 1st(329KB)  Join us for a Firefighter Preparation Workshop on Monday, October 1st, and learn more about a career in the fire service. The hour-long workshop is the 2nd offering of free information sessions open to the public. Click on the link above for details.
  • 07/13/2018  We're Hiring Dispatchers--Apply by August 1st!  We're hiring Dispatchers! The deadline to submit an online application is Wednesday, August 1, 2018. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please click on the link above.
  • 07/02/2018  Alameda County Firefighters 4th of July Pancake Breakfast(653KB)  Join Alameda County Firefighters & Newark IHOP for breakfast @ Station 27 (39039 Cherry St.) from 8AM-11AM on the 4th of July! For a $5 donation enjoy pancakes, sausage, coffee or orange juice and help support the Alameda County Firefighters Charity Fund.
  • 05/02/2018  Ambulance Service Provider RFP Opportunity  The Alameda County Fire Department Emergency Ambulance Service Provider Request For Proposal (RFP) application period is open. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2018 at 2PM (PST). Please click on the link above for more information.
  • 04/06/2018  We're Hiring Firefighter Recruits! Submit an Application by 4/16  Interested in becoming an Alameda County firefighter? Submit an application online by clicking on the link above. The deadline to apply is April 16, 2018 at 5:00PM (PST).
  • 02/23/2018  Help Save A Life! Install the Free PulsePoint App on your Smartphone  Help save someone's life by downloading the free PulsePoint App on your SmartPhone. Search PulsePoint in the Apple App Store or in Android Apps on Google Play. Click on the link above to learn more about the benefits of the Application (App).
  • 12/20/2017  We're Recruiting Fire Department Mechanics! Apply by 1/2/18  Join our team of talented mechanics! Click on the link above to learn more about the Fire Department Mechanic II position and submit an application by January 2, 2018.
  • 09/20/2018  September is National Preparedness Month: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.  Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? Click on the link above to find out more information on what you and your family can do to prepare now for the next emergency or disaster.
  • 07/20/2018  Statement in Partnership with the Alameda County Fire Fighters Association Regarding Battalion Chief Whiting(279KB)  On behalf of Battalion Chief John Whiting & the Whiting family, the Alameda County Fire Department and Alameda County Fire Fighters Association Local 55 would like to thank everyone for their overwhelming support. (Click the link above fore more info.)
  • 07/02/2018  Have You Registered for AC Alert, Alameda County's Emergency Mass Notification System?  Get notified about emergencies and other important community information by signing up for the free AC Alert System. This system will provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of emergencies such as earthquakes, fires or severe weather.
  • 06/04/2018  Fire Season is Here...Is Your Home Ready?  Fire Season in Alameda County is here. Is your home ready? Click on the link above to learn about the simple steps you can take to increase the chance of your home surviving a fire this summer.
  • 04/06/2018  We're Hiring Fire Dispatcher Trainees! Apply by 5/2  We're hiring Fire Dispatcher Trainees! Apply by May 2, 2018 at 5PM (PST). Learn more about the opportunity & submit an application by clicking on the link above.
  • 02/23/2018  February is American Heart Month  American Heart Month is a good time for people to focus on their hearts, making healthy choices and encouraging family members, friends and communities to get involved in raising awareness about cardiovascular disease.
  • 01/11/2018  Interested in Becoming a Reserve Firefighter? Submit an Interest Card  To receive notification when the Reserve (Volunteer) Firefighter position opens, please click on the link above and follow the instructions for completing an online interest card.
  • 12/20/2017  Donate to the Alameda County Fire Fighters Holiday Toy Drive until 12/24!  The Alameda County Fire Fighters Annual Holiday Toy Drive is in full swing! Donations of gift cards or new, unwrapped toys can be made at any of our fire stations through Sunday, December 24th. Thank you for your support!
  • 09/20/2017  RFPQ for an ACFD Ambulance Provider--Deadline Extended to 9/29 at 2PM  The Online Prequal Process for an Emergency Ambulance Service Provider for the Alameda County Fire Department is open until 9/29 @ 2PM. For more info, please click on the link above.
  • 10/09/2018  Join the Great ShakeOut on 10/18!  When the ground starts to shake, what do you do? If it involves a doorway, a triangle, or running - these are not earthquake-safe actions. Click on the link above to learn more about Drop, Cover, and Hold On, and practice updated earthquake safety actions
  • 08/09/2018  We're Hiring A Personal Protective Equipment Specialist! Apply by 9/4  Do you have knowledge of NFPA 1851 Standards? We're hiring a Fire Department Personal Protective Equipment Specialist! Click on the link above to learn more about the position and/or to submit an application online by September 4, 2018 at 5:00PM.
  • 06/04/2018  Apply to Be an ACFD Reserve!  Reserve Firefighter is the volunteer, entry-level position in which incumbents receive training and experience in fire prevention and suppression techniques. Click on the link above to learn more and submit an application online.
  • 01/30/2018  Prepare for the Next Earthquake...  What will you do to prepare before, during and after the next earthquake? Click on the link above to review tips from our partners at the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) to ensure the safety of your family members and loved ones.

 

 

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