Fire Equipment Servicer

  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Sep 26, 2023
Full time Maintenance

Job Description

Information about LAUSD

We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public schools, with the serious work of tailoring the learning environment to better serve our community. Here, you will have the opportunity to exercise your potential in the business of education. Our work directly contributes toward the goal of ensuring that our students graduate ready for the world – ready to thrive in college, career and life.

LAUSD is the second largest school district in the nation with an enrollment of nearly 575,000 students. We serve an area totaling 710 square miles, with over 1,190 schools and educational centers, and we employ over 74,000 individuals, making us one of the largest employers in our city.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

The Fire Equipment Servicer installs, tests, services, and repairs a variety of portable fire extinguishers in schools and offices of the District. Some of the primary job duties performed will require that job incumbents:

  • Install, service, and repair portable CO2, water, and dry-chemical fire extinguishers at schools and offices in accordance with local fire department regulations.
  • Install fire fighting equipment and materials at schools and offices in accordance with local fire department regulations.
  • Provide emergency response and related services to minimize safety hazards to students, employees and the public.
  • Identify and evaluate equipment, supplies, techniques, and systems.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency.


  • A valid California Driver License
  • A Type 1 and Type 2 Certificate of Registration issued by the California State Fire Marshal for portable fire extinguisher servicing.
  • Use of an automobile

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, crawl, reach overhead, crouch, kneel, balance, push, pull, and safely lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work safely at heights including the use of ladders, scaffolds, and other related equipment

Desirable Qualifications

The ideal candidate would have completed graduation from high school or equivalent educational proficiency. The candidate would possess broad technical skills and good working knowledge of:

  • Fire equipment installation and repair methods and materials
  • Applicable local fire department regulations
  • Health and safety practices used in handling fire extinguishers and related equipment

Additionally, we are seeking candidates with a demonstrated ability to:

  • Use a variety of hand tools required for the installation and maintenance of fire cabinets, hoses, and other fire extinguishing and suppression equipment
  • Health and safety practices used in handling fire and related equipment
  • Operate equipment used in hydrostatic testing and carbon dioxide transfer


Insurance: Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your dependents, as well as life insurance plans.

Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS).

Vacation: Two weeks of paid vacation to start. Three weeks after five years of year-round paid service.

Paid Holidays: Up to 13 days.

NOTE: Positions in this job classification may be offered on a 10 or 11 month basis - salary and paid time off for 10 or 11 month positions will be adjusted accordingly.


Equipment Operations


Up to $27.95 per hour

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