Application Process

Applications must be submitted by 12/1/20
Interviews will be arranged and completed by 12/15/20 – interviews are informal Q & A sessions
Notification of acceptance will be made by 1/4/2021

  • Applicants accepted into the fire department become Probationary Members and must complete the mandatory New Member Academ
  • After successful completion of the New Member Academy, New Member Task Book and the 6-month probationary period, review of the Probationary Member’s training and shift participation will take place.
  • If the Probationary Member review is satisfactory, the Probationary Member may become a full Active Member and will have the option to complete a Firefighter I course if they desire. Volunteers are issued all required safety equipment and personal protection clothing for their use.

The volunteer fire and emergency medical services are unique and require time and commitment.

The department provides 24-hour emergency response to a wide variety of critical situations, including medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, wildfires, structure fires, explosions, hazardous materials incidents, and miscellaneous public assistance requests.  In addition, the department operates active fire prevention, wildfire mitigation, emergency preparedness programs and community education.

 

Active Member Commitment

Annual requirements to maintain active membership include:

  • Maintain requirements for your certification(s)
  • 40 hours of annual training
  • An average of 24 hours of scheduled shifts monthly
  • Attendance of 6 membership meetings annually
  • Active participation in fire department events such as: Mountain Fair, Rodeos, Marble Fest, Parades, Open House Events, etc.