The Escondido Fire Department hires Paramedic (Non-Safety) personnel and promotes personnel from within. Job applications for positions within the Escondido Fire Department are accepted only within a set time frame when there is an actual job opening, although the City of Escondido maintains a file of "interest cards" for those interested in specific positions. Interest cards are kept on file for one year and e-mailed out if an opening occurs. To file an interest card for employment with the Fire Department, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/escondido/jobInterestCards/categories or to view current job openings, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/escondido?.
At times, Administration receives calls from individuals who are possibly interested in exploring a career in Fire Science. Below is a helpful link to a non-for-profit organization dedicated to providing career and education information. This link may be a helpful resource focused on public service and safety careers. https://www.firescience.org/fire-science-degrees-and-programs/