Tubac Fire District is recruiting to hire for two vacant Firefighter/CEP positions and to establish a list of Firefighter/CEP and Firefighter/EMT for future hiring.
Established in 1974 and operating out of four fire stations, the Tubac Fire District provides fire and emergency medical services, which include fire suppression & wildland firefighting, emergency medical response, rescue, fire prevention, public education and a host of non-emergency services such as venomous creature removal.
Currently deploying normal daily operational staffing of 8 personnel, the District responds to approximately 1600 calls per year. TFD provides service with a Type I engine, an ALS/BLS ambulance, one water tender, and one Type 6 brush truck operating out of each fire station.
The District administrative office is located at 2227 E. Frontage Road; this location is also home to TFD Station 1. Station 2 is located at 1360 W. Frontage Road in Rio Rico; Station 3 at 333 Camino Josefina in Rio Rico; and Station 4 at 149 Ruta Camaron in Rio Rico.
($38,780.30 est. annual salary)
($45,507.80 est. annual salary)
Tubac Fire District offers a full benefit package including 10 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, medical/dental/vision insurance, uniform allowance, short and long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D insurance, and PSPRS retirement.
18 years old at time of application
Valid Arizona driver’s license
High School graduate or GED
State of Arizona Firefighter I and II
State of Arizona EMT-B or EMT-P
Must successfully complete a job-related physical and medical evaluation
Must successfully pass a routine drug screen and background investigation
National Registry EMT-B or EMT-P
Three years full-time FF/CEP experience
Following the closing date, all application packets will be reviewed and evaluated based upon the qualifications and criteria outlined in this information packet. Those candidates that the District determines to be best qualified will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process will consist of a written test, practical skills evaluation (EMT-B skills), oral interview, and Fire Chief interview.
- Written Test: Thursday, March 7, 6 pm, at TFD Station #2
- Practical Skills Evaluation (includes physical agility test): Saturday, March 16, 9 am, at TFD Station #2
- Oral Board Interviews: will be scheduled the week of March 25
- Fire Chief Interview: TBA
The successful candidate shall be subject to a physical assessment test, pre-employment physical examination, drug screen, fingerprinting, professional and personal reference checks, and criminal and motor vehicle background review.
Interested applicants must submit the following:
- Completed TFD Employment Application
- proof of all other minimum requirements
Apply online here or at the District office, 2227 E. Frontage Road, Tubac. For questions please call (520)398-2255.
Application materials must be submitted to:
Fire Chief Cheryl Horvath
Tubac Fire District
PO Box 2881
Tubac, AZ 85646-2881
Completed application packets must be received no later than 1700 hours on Thursday, February 28, 2019.