Santa Barbara County Fire Department
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department serves and safeguards the community from
the impacts of fires, medical emergencies, environmental emergencies, and natural
disasters through leadership, planning, education, prevention, code enforcement, and
all-hazard emergency response.
Los Padres National Forest Website
A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than
193 million acres of our nation’s most magnificent lands, conduct research through
a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory,
and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies. It’s an awesome responsibility
– but the rewards are as limitless as the views.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is California's
fire department and resource management agency. The organization is comprised of nearly
8,000 permanent and seasonal employees. The mission of the Department is to serve
and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of California.
USA Jobs Website
USAJOBS is the official job site of the US Federal Government. It's your one-stop
source for Federal jobs and employment information. We offer valuable job experience,
training opportunities, excellent benefits, and opportunity for advancement. Whether
you are student in high school, college, or graduate school seeking work experience
or you are about to graduate and begin your career, consider Federal service!
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"The academy has shown me a lot more than I even suspected. It's showed me the physical demands that you need to reach and the instructors push you over the limits just so that when go to do the real thing you can achieve that. You'll push yourself and eventually reach the limits that you thought you were never capable of. You get really hands-on with all your crew and working with each of the instructors. The most valuable thing that I've learned in the academy is learning to work to your own level of excellence. Being at the college has been a great experience."
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