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Being a part of the San Marcos Fire Department

is different than anywhere else. 

In San Marcos, we’re looking for someone ready to step up, take initiative and get things done all while exemplifying the department’s core values of integrity, competency, leadership, safety and customer service.

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   Competency & Safety     Integrity & Leadership

 
San Marcos Fire Department is held accountable to the highest standards, which means we live and breathe core values every day.

 

Competency and safety are the focus of everything we, which means we train hard so we can deliver the best service to anyone in need.

 


When our employees 
learn and grow, the whole city benefits. 

Whether an entry level firefighter or Chief, our hands-on leadership team leads by example in everything they do, which means we all step up and have the opportunity to move up.

We’re making San Marcos better, together. 

Every day, more than 90,000 people will be depending on you. Whether your job is front-and-center or behind-the-scenes, your work will benefit the greater good.    

As a public servant, you will be on the frontlines—not only when emergencies demand it, but also as a mentor and advocate for community safety.  You will be held accountable to the highest standards of personal conduct, accountability and expertise. You will be expected to be a team player--pitching in whenever and wherever duty calls.

Meet some of our team.  

Discover a career with the San Marcos Fire Department

San Marcos Fire Department 

In San Marcos, we’re looking for someone ready to step up, take initiative and
get things done all while exemplifying the department’s core values of
integrity, competency, leadership, safety and customer service.

 Meet Mike Vasile, Fire Captain

Captain Mike Vasile

Learn what attracted Captain Mike Vasile to the San Marcos Fire Department and
why has discovered an extended family in San Marcos.

 

Take the first step.

This level of intensity the San Marcos Fire Department demands isn't for everyone. But if you’re committed to excellence and service before self, why would you settle for anything less?  So are you ready to join the best?
Then discover where your talents can take you next.

Apply for a job with us today.

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For information on the Regional Firefighter/Paramedic Testing Process, please visit Palomar College Regional Employment Testing.

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Human Resources/Risk Division 
1 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760)744-1050
 
San Marcos Fire Department
1 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760)744-1050, ext. 3410