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Information: (650) 851-1594

Cadet Firefighters

To apply to the Cadet Program, download the pdf file below and submit it by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. thanks!

Cadet-Application.pdf

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.

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.

Click above to download the Cadet Applicationn. Applications are open April 1st through the April 30th – Candidates MUST submit a resume with their application. 

CADET PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Captain Eric Zabala
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808 Portola Rd #C
Portola Valley, CA  USA
Tel: (650) 851-1594
Fax: (650) 851-3960
For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

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