Fillmore Volunteer Firefighter

The Fillmore Fire Department was founded in 1914 and is considered a Volunteer Department.  It serves the community of Fillmore out of one fire station, FS 91, while participating in mutual aid programs with surrounding Ventura County agencies.  Its work force is comprised of a paid Fire Chief, multiple paid Fire Captains and dozens of fire suppression volunteers, Deputy Chiefs, Fire Captains and Firefighters. 

Volunteer firefighters work two 24hour shifts per month or four 12 hours shifts per month, under direct supervision of an Engine Company Captain.  Members are required to participate in daily training and two scheduled drills a month to prepare them to provide services such as, emergency medical, fire suppression, rescue, and fire safety inspections. 


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  • Must be 18 years old to apply
  • Excellent physical condition
  • Vision corrected to at least 20/30
  • Possess a valid Class C or higher California Driver’s License
  • Possess a current state certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), or be a nationally certified EMT through National Registry.
  • Successfully complete a live scan and background check

Firefighter Paramedic

  • Ventura County Level 1 or 2 Paramedic
  • Current CPR; Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescue
  • Current ACLS & PALS certification
  • Ability to commit to two 24 hour shifts per month

Strongly Recommended:

  • State Fire Marshal Accredited, Fire Academy Completion with Firefighter 1 eligibility
  • Class B California Driver’s License
  • Certifications:
    Current Candidates Physical Abilities Test (CPAT)
    ICS 100; ICS 200
    Rescue Systems 1 (RS1)


Fillmore Fire Department
250 Central Avenue
Fillmore, Ca 93015

Phone: (805) 524-0586