Employment

Full-Time Firefighter / EMT or Paramedic 

Applications can be printed from the link at the bottom of the page or picked up in the administrative office located at 4524 E Hereford Rd, Sierra Vista, AZ 85615.

Recruiting Period: Applications will be accepted through 5:00 pm on November 26, 2021.

Full Job Description and minimum requirements can be downloaded here: 2021 Full-Time Firefighter EMT or CEP (4 downloads)  

  • Completed applications and supporting documentation should be returned to the above address during regular business hours or emailed to: aperry@fryfiredistrict.com.
  • Salary: Annual base salary for FF/EMT is approximately $45,143.11 (including FLSA overtime).
    Paramedics receive additional incentive pay of $5,000 per year.
  • Benefits: The Fry Fire District works a 48/96 rotating shift schedule and participates in the Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System. Medical / dental insurance, AD&D coverage, paid vacation and sick leave are also provided.
  • Testing Schedule: Written and physical assessment tests, interviews, are anticipated to be
    scheduled in December 2021 with an anticipated start date in January 2022. Proof of completed
    Covid-19 vaccination will be required prior to testing.

 

Seasonal Full-time Fuels/ Wildland Firefighting position

Applications can be printed from the link below or picked up in the administrative office located at 4524 E Hereford Rd, Sierra Vista, AZ 85615.

  • Seasonal Employees will be eligible to to work part time or as a Full Time Seasonal.
  • Seasonal Employees such as college students can elect to work only during their summer break
  • Seasonal Employees can work up to a total of 1560 hours per season
    • Work includes chainsaw use for cutting, thinning and felling.
    • Chipping and or burning brush piles.
    • If desired there may be opportunity to deploy out of the area for wildland fire fighting.
    • Training for chainsaw use (s-212) and Basic Wildland (S-130. 190, 180).
  • Applications will be accepted from now until the positions are filled. 
  • Scan and email your applications to aperry@fryfiredistrict.com or drop off in person.

Pay and benefits:

$16-$18 per hour depending on experience and Earned Paid Sick Time.

Part-Time EMT or Paramedic (non fire suppression)

Applications can be printed from the link below or picked up in the administrative office located at 4524 E Hereford Rd, Sierra Vista, AZ 85615. 

Recruiting Period:  On-going.

The Part-Time EMT or Paramedic positions will be utilized by the Fry Fire District to augment full-time staffing from 0800-2000, and based on experience there may be opportunity to work some 2000-0800 shifts.

Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a current State of Arizona EMT Basic or Paramedic certification.
  • EMT Basics must possess and maintain their CPR certification.
  • Paramedics must possess and maintain CPR, ACLS, and PALS certifications.
  • Must successfully complete the Fry Fire District entrance test.
  • Must pass fitness requirements for the Fry Fire District EMS Physical Fitness Test.
  • Must successfully complete background check.
  • Must successfully pass a drug screen.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass the ambulance driving test.

Salary:   EMT $14.00/hr     /    CEP $16.00/hr

Benefits: Earned paid sick time (EPST) that is accrued at 1 hour for every 30 hours that are worked.

Schedule: Scheduling will be done a month in advance. Part Time employees will email the coordinator their availability when requested, and will be assigned for the next month.  Part-Time employees will work on average, one 12 hour shift a week, not to exceed an average of 20 hours per week. Part-Time employees will work a minimum of 36 hours per month.

Interviews, written testing, and physical test: TBA

 

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