Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Warehouse Assistant (Public Service Assistant I) (20150919)

San Francisco/Peninsula
until 200 applicants
$16.00-$20.00 Hourly


170 Middlefield Road Menlo Park, 94025



This is an on call, temporary, non-benefited position in our Urban Search and Rescue Warehouse in East Palo Alto working between 10-30 hours a week.  This is an entry-level position.  The incumbent will report to the Division Chief and work closely with the Logistics Specialist.  This position will provide extra help around the warehouse including:

  • Assist Logistics Specialist with daily routine as needed
  • Pick up supplies form local vendors
  • Deliver equipment to various work sites
  • Clean warehouse including restrooms, taking out trash, and grounds as needed
  • Move vehicles
  • Clean and wash vehicle and equipment
  • Assist with inventory
  • May be called to assist with deployments and training of the Urban Search and Rescue Team
  • Use of computers, keyboarding, and business software (Microsoft Word, Google Workplace and Outlook)
  • Follow and carry out directions
  • Successfully work as a member of a diverse team

In order to be eligible you must:

  • Possess a valid California driver’s license and a driving record with minimal violations
  • Be 18+ years of age at the time of application
  • Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions
  • Must be able to carry 50-100 pounds for a short distance
  • Must be capable of climbing on, under and around equipment and capable of bending and twisting using proper safety techniques
  • Must be physically able to kneel, squat or crawl as needed
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Ability to work flexible schedules (scheduled or ad hoc)
  • Must be able to successfully complete OSHA required forklift operators course

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity of local area
  • Drive and operate forklift, pallet jack, passenger vehicle, van, and light truck

To apply:      

  • Complete a CalOpps application

Hiring Process:

  • Application Period: 8/12/2021-until filled (first review 8/30/21)
  • Invitations to Interview: e-mailed to best qualified applicants  as soon as a qualified pool of candidates has applied
  • Selected applicants will complete a LiveScan (fingerprinting) and submit a 3 year DMV printout (


Benefits are not offered with this position.

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