Ucsb Student Emt-extra Help

County of Santa Barbara
24 per week CA 4410 Cathedral Oaks Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93110, United States Apply before 5/20/2024 5:00


HOURLY RATE: $16.00NOTE: This position is limited to full time UCSB students. 
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of UCSB Student Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

This exciting position is a great opportunity to get hands on experience in the emergency medical field! We are looking for students available to start in September who can work through the academic year.  Students can expect to work up to 40 hours per week, including one 24-hour shift, and will be compensated $16.00 per hour for time worked.
Civil Service Rule 905. Extra Help Appointment.
This position is Extra Help and is governed by Civil Service Rule 905.  An Extra Help appointment is defined as an appointment made to a non-regular, non-permanent position established on a temporary basis to meet peak loads, unusual work situations, seasonal and recurrent work, intermittent assignments, or emergencies.  Such appointment, except emergency appointment, shall not exceed one thousand forty hours in the twelve month period immediately following the first day of the first appointment of the incumbent, unless extended by prior approval of the Civil Service Commission.

Examples of Duties

Students will work alongside the Santa Barbara County Fire personnel at Station 17 (located on the UCSB campus) while responding to emergencies, performing basic EMT functions and other duties as directed by Santa Barbara County Fire.

Employment Standards


  1. At time of hire, you MUST be a current UCSB student with at least one academic year left before graduation,
  2. You must have the ability to work throughout the academic year,
  3. You must be enrolled as a UCSB student the entire academic year,
  4. You must have a valid CA-EMT Certification prior to beginning of 2024-25 academic year and maintain a current CA-EMT Certification during the entire academic year (NREMT, National Registry EMT certifications are not eligible in lieu of a CA-EMT certification), and
  5. You must have and maintain a valid CPR card during the entire academic year.
You must attach a copy of your UCSB Student ID. Attach a copy of your valid CA-EMT License and valid CPR card to your application, if available. 

Each application will be screened for qualifications and the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. 

This position is an Extra-Help. This position is "at-will". You will receive 40 hours of sick leave post your 90th day of employment. Unused sick leave balances are not compensable at separation.