H-3 Level 2 Paramedic

  • H-3 Level 2 Paramedic works in the EMS Division (Station 49) of the SFFD.
  • H-3 Level 2 Paramedics work on dynamically deployed ambulances, Quick Response Vehicles (QRV), Bicycles at SFO, and on Community Paramedicine Units.
  • Paramedics work 10, 12 & 13 hour shifts.
  • H-3 Level 2 candidates must apply for the EMT position on the DHR website(your application will be flagged if you state you are a Paramedic); if you pass the initial H003 L1 written exam, you must also pass a multiple choice paramedic level written exam to be considered as a H003 L2 (Paramedic) candidate.
  • H-3 Level 2 Paramedic is required to successfully complete an 8 week EMS academy, including written and manipulative exams.

The minimum qualifications for the H-3 Level 2 Paramedic position are:

The salary range for the H-3 Level 2 Paramedic position is between $113,308 – 143,910.

  • H-3 Level 2 Paramedics will be given an opportunity to promote to the Suppression position of H-3 Level 3 Firefighter/Paramedic based on SENORITY.
  • Every H-3 Level 3 Candidate must successfully pass the 20 week Fire Suppression academy & the 1 year probationary period (6 month & 1 yr exams).
  • All years of service from the EMS Division will carry over to the Suppression side and will be applied towards individuals time served/retirement.

The salary range for the H-3 Level 3 Firefighter/Paramedic is between $150,124 – 165,542. 

For the current classification information, please visit the DHR job classification for H-3 EMT/Paramedic/Firefighter.

Note: H-3 Level 3 Firefighter/Paramedic is an internal promotion.