Woodside Fire Protection District offers an exceptional Cadet Program for individuals interested in a career in the Fire Service. Cadets gain hands-on experience participating in training and public service events. Cadets work 24-hour shifts and ride-along on emergency calls.
Woodside Cadets will work and be involved in:
Emergency calls, firefighter training, public education events, fire prevention, station duties, CERPP, cpr/first aid training.
Cadets must be enrolled in the CO-Operative Education Program at the College of San Mateo. They must also meet monthly hour requirements and attend monthly training drills.
The Cadet term begins in August and is twelve months in length.
Minimum qualifications are: must be 18 years old and must have completed EMT and Firefighter 1 at the beginning of the term, as well as have a valid California Drivers License.
- All prospective candidates must be 18 years of age with a valid California Driver's License.
- All candidates must be enrolled in the Co-Operative Education Program at the College of San Mateo
-Candidates must have completed EMT and Firefighter 1 pre-service academy by the beginning of the term.
Applications will only be accepted on Calopps.org