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Montecito Fire Protection District Invites Applications for District Accountant


Under supervision of the Fire Chief, performs accounting work, including the examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation, and verification of financial records; human resource; prepares payroll and processes accounts payable; prepares an annual budget and monitors the financial functions of the District; performs other duties as assigned; may handle material of a confidential nature.


Three years of increasingly responsible experience in keeping fiscal records which would demonstrate possession of knowledge and abilities listed. College education in accounting, economics, or business administration with accounting emphasis, may be substituted for the general experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge of: advanced accounting, bookkeeping, and office methods and procedures; knowledge and understanding of the operation of general business machines and computers; ability to prepare and analyze financial records and reports; ability to interpret and apply legal provisions affecting governmental accounting procedures.

Ability to: learn special district finance and budgeting, learn the principles and procedures of governmental accounting standards; analyze fiscal data and draw logical conclusions; prepare clear and concise fiscal reports; create and install new procedures and methods, in conformance with laws, policies, and goals; deal effectively with officials, co-workers and the general public, arrange materials into proper format; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and deal effectively with the public.


Submit your completed application packet to Montecito Fire Protection District located at 595 San Ysidro Road Santa Barbara, CA. 93108. Applications will be accepted during normal business hours 8am-5pm until December 2, 2013.

Applications must be delivered in person by the applicant. To receive an application you may pick one up at 595 San Ysidro Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93108 or print one from our website (Link to form below.)

A copy of your resume, supplemental questionnaire, certifications, and current California Drivers License must be submitted with your application. Qualified applicants with complete application packages will be invited to participate in a written test on 12/9/2013 at 10:00am.

The most qualified applicants will be invited to an interview; interview dates are tentatively scheduled for December 17, 19 or 20, 2013 at Montecito Fire Station 1, located at 595 San Ysidro Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93108.

Those applicants invited to interview will be notified by phone no later than December 12, 2013. Applicants not invited to the interview process will be notified by email.

Applicant must acquire their AED/CPR certification and pass a background investigation, psychological test, and medical exam before employment.

Visit for more information and to download PDFs of the application items.





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