General Information
Phone Numbers
Emergencies: Dial 911
170 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park,

Monday to Thursday
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Careers at Menlo Fire Protection District

If you are interested in joining Menlo Park Fire Protection District, sign up to receive job alert emails when we post new positions!

Firefighter Roadmap:

Firefighter Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Class C or higher US driver’s license (CA required by time of hire)
  • EMT or Paramedic License (National Registry or California)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate
  • Valid CPAT (other physical agility tests may be accepted)
  • Passing score on the written exam

Firefighter Compensation:

  • EMTs  $118,344—$141,907
  • Paramedics $131,317—$154,879
  • Ideal schedule: 48 hrs on, 96 hrs off
  • Six 48 hours shifts of paid time off per year
  • Family paid health coverage up to  $2375.72/month
  • Defined pension (CalPERS)
  • Retiree medical funds
  • Continuing education funds

If you're not able to apply this year, try one of our volunteer programs:  

Menlo Park Fire Explorer Program

 Menlo Park Fire Cadet Program

Human Resources Staff

MacDonald, Kristin  Human Resources Manager

Lee, Corey Senior Human Resources Analyst

Tram, Nicole Senior Payroll Analyst