Employment Information

Verde Valley Fire District currently employs 36 full-time firefighters and 20 reserve firefighters. Administrative staff consists of the Fire Chief, Assistant Chief, Battalion Chiefs, Fire Inspector, Administrative Manager, Finance/Administrative Specialist, Administrative Assistant, EMS Division Support Staff (part time), and 4 Support Staff (part time) members.


Reserve Firefighter

Verde Valley Fire District and Copper Canyon Fire & Medical Authority are seeking qualified applicants for our shared service reserve program.  This is a progressive program between two agencies covering a combined 130 square miles. 

Applicants must be 18 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, EMT or CEP certified with current CPR card, Firefighter 1 & 2 certified, possess a valid Arizona driver's license and have a current CPAT card. 

Applications must be submitted by March 30, 2018 by 12:00 pm at either VVFD or CCFMA's administration office.  Only one application is required and can be submitted to either agency.

Reserve Firefighter Job Description

Reserve Firefighter Application


Firefighter - Paramedic

Verde Valley Fire District is accepting applications for the position of full time Firefighter - Paramedics.  Hourly rate is $13.85 plus 10% addtional pay for paramedic certification. 

Qualifications required for this hiring process are Arizona State Certified Paramedic with current CPR card and minimum of one (1) year full-time experience with a fire agency.

Applicants must be 18 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, Arizona Firefighter I and II certification, completion of NIMS 100 and 700, possess a valid Arizona driver's license, read, write and speak the English language, and must be able to pass a physical examination and other pre-employment screening. 

Applications must be submitted by March 26, 2018 by 4:00 pm to the Verde Valley Fire District Administration Office located at 2700 E Godard Road, Cottonwood, AZ  86326.

Firefighter - Paramedic Job Posting

Firefighter Job Description 



Verde Valley Fire District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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