Fire Auxiliary Program

The Auxiliary Firefighter offers an excellent opportunity to learn and experience the position of a full-time firefighter while still offering flexible hours. The Auxiliary Firefighter is required to work a minimum of one 24 hour shift per week.


  • A completed City of Montebello on-line employment application via NEOGOV.
  • Copy of valid California Class C driver’s license
  • Copy of State certified Fire Academy Diploma
  • Copy of current California State EMT- Basic or EMT- Paramedic License
  • Copy of your High School diploma or equivalent
  • Proof of successful completion of a Biddle Physical Ability Test or CPAT (dated within twelve months).
Under general supervision, performs a variety of firefighter duties; performs fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material incident response, emergency rescue, and medical assistance duties to protect life and property; and performs related duties as assigned.

Under general supervision, the Auxiliary Firefighter responds to fire alarms and other related requests for emergency assistance; participates in fire prevention inspections, training activities, public relations program, station, and equipment maintenance; performs other related work as required.


Graduation from an accredited Fire Academy.

Licenses/ Certificates/ and Special Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age or older
Possession of a valid California EMT-Basic or California EMT-Paramedic and CPR
Possession of a CPAT or Biddle within 12 months
Possession of a  State certified Fire Academy
Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license and an acceptable driving record