CA Gov't Code Section 20400


“State safety member” also includes members employed in the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, whose principal duties consist of active fire suppression or supervision, including, but not limited to, members employed to perform duties now performed under the following titles: State Forester; all classes of State Forest Rangers; all classes of Deputy State Forester; all classes of fire prevention and law enforcement officers; all classes of Foresters; Fire Captain; all classes of Fire Crew Foreman; all classes of Forestry Trainees; all classes of forestry equipment and civil engineers; Forestry Superintendent, Conservation Camps; Fire Apparatus Engineer; Fireman, C.D.F.; Firefighter (Seasonal); Equipment Maintenance Foreman; Heavy Fire Equipment Operator. However, “state safety members” shall not include members employed in classes other than those set forth in this section whose principal duties are clerical or such as otherwise clearly do not fall within the scope of active fire suppression.


Notwithstanding subdivision (a), “state safety member” shall not include civil engineers hired by the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection on or after January 1, 2000.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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