Tubac Fire District is Recruiting



Tubac Fire District is recruiting to hire for one vacant Firefighter/CEP position and to establish a list of Firefighter/CEP for reserve status.

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.

Hourly Rate:


Starting Firefighter/CEP - $16.72 ($49,997.80 est. annual salary)

 Lateral Firefighter/CEP - Negotiable


Minimum Qualifications:

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-P, ACLS, PALS (or equivalent)
Must successfully complete a job-related physical and medical evaluation
Must successfully pass a routine drug screen and background investigation

Preferred Qualifications:

National Registry EMT-P
Three years full-time FF/CEP experience

Selection Process:

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 an oral interview, physical agility test and Fire Chief interview. 

Oral Board: Thursday, March 2, scheduled, at TFD Station #2

Physical agility test: Friday, March 3, beginning 9 am, at TFD Station #2

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 reviews.

Apply online by clicking on the button above.

Applications are also available at the District office:

2227 E. Frontage Road, Tubac.

For questions please call (520)398-2255

Application materials must be submitted to:

Deputy Chief Ben Guerrero

Tubac Fire District

PO Box 2881

Tubac, AZ  85646-2881

 Completed application packets must be received no later than 1700 hours on Friday, February, 24, 2023.