We invite and encourage qualified candidates to apply for a chance to be part of the Novato Fire family. Novato Fire District encompasses 72 square miles in northern Marin County, California and serves approximately 66,000 persons in residential, commercial and rural areas. Novato Fire provides an excellent learning environment for members, with EMS and Fire training scheduled weekly.
Novato Fire is committed to the growth and inclusion of all members, offering room for advancement through the ranks, and the opportunity to participate on county wide teams such as Marin County Urban Search and Rescue, Marin County Fire Investigation Team, and the Marin County Hazardous Materials Response Team.
Novato Fire Protection District is a five station agency with 64 sworn line personnel covering three shifts. Each shift has one Battalion Chief, five Captains and five engine companies including a cross staffed truck and Type 3 engines. Staffing includes two front line paramedic ambulances, each staffed with two firefighter/paramedics. The District has a four person sworn Risk Reduction, Prevention and Mitigation division, as well as a Training and EMS division. Novato averages 4,800 calls for service a year as an all hazard fire agency.