WILLIAMSON VALLEY FIRE DISTRICT
15450 N WILLIAMSON VALLEY RD
PRESCOTT, ARIZONA 86305
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Updated: December 17, 2019
Classification: Full-time Firefighter/EMT-B or Firefighter/Paramedic
The Williamson Valley Fire District is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT-B or Firefighter/Paramedic. All testing must be completed by January 31, 2020 at 5PM.
This position requires both FireTEAM and CPAT testing.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: Firefighter/ EMT: $14.00/ hr probationary $14.50/ hr post probation Firefighter/ Paramedic: $15.25/ hr probationary $15.75/ hr post probation
Benefit Information: AZ Public Safety Retirement System (PSPRS), Medical, Dental, Vision, AFLAC
Contact Information:Bosco Albert BaracusTesting Coordinator928firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Information: Rural/ Suburban all hazards Fire, Rescue, EMS agency that protects approx. 300 sq miles of primarily rural area including, a small town, ranches, and a heavy industrial copper mining operation out of 2 stations.
Area Information: The greater Prescott Arizona area has an intimate small town feel and is home to numerous outdoor activities from biking, hiking and climbing to hunting and fishing. Located one hour north of the Phoenix metro area.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid ARIZONA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Must meet NFPA 1582 Physical requirements
Necessary Certifications: AZ Firefighter I+II (will accept IFSAC FFII), Basic Wildland Firefighter (BWFF S130/ 190), Arizona EMT-Basic (minimum), Arizona Paramedic, HAZ-Mat First Responder (Operations), Valid Healthcare provider CPR (All EMS levels), Valid ACLS, PALS, PHTLS/ ITLS (Paramedic only)
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: Associate (or higher) degree in Fire Science or related field highly desirable
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers
No Felony convictions, no misdemeanor convictions within the last 3 years, no convictions of any crimes involving moral turpitude.
DUI/ DWI conviction within the past 3 years. Less than 8 points against driving record in past 3 years
Drug Use Disqualifiers
No illicit drug use – pre employment drug screen.
Hiring Process: All applications, test results and other submittals must be received by the Williamson Valley Fire District no later than 5:00 p.m. Arizona time on October 2, 2015.
Step 1 – Initial Testing
To be considered for employment, candidates must first complete a standard test at National Testing Network (NTN) within one year prior to the application deadline and have a combined score of 75% or better.
The National Testing Network (NTN) Arizona Testing Center is located at 4840 South 33rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85040, (602) 268-9331. To complete a profile/work history and to schedule testing go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, select “Fire” and select Williamson Valley Fire District as the agency for which to apply (additional agencies may also be selected).
Practice tests are available for purchase on-line.
Candidates should schedule their test far enough in advance to ensure test results are received by WVFD no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 31, 2020. Test results will automatically be sent to Williamson Valley Fire District.
Step 2 - Submittals
The following must be received by the Williamson Valley Fire District no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 31 2020:
Offers of Employment: All offers of employment are conditional, subject to the following: