Tubac Fire District is Recruiting


Firefighter/EMT's and Firefighter/CEP'S

Tubac Fire District is recruiting to hire Firefighter/EMT’s and Firefighter/CEP’s for full-time employment. Applicants must have EMT-B certification or EMT-CEP and State of Arizona FF I/II certification.

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 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:

Full-time Starting Firefighter/EMT

$15.45/hour - $46,195.50/Year (11 step pay scale)

Full-time Starting Firefighter/CEP

$17.97/hour - $53,730.3/Year (11 step pay scale)

(Pay is 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 or willing to complete a FF I/II Academy
State Certified EMT- B or Paramedic
CPR certified
ACLS, PALS, and HANDTEVY (Paramedics)
Must successfully complete a job-related physical and medical evaluation
Must successfully pass a routine drug screen and background investigation

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: TBA

Physical agility test: TBA

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:

Fire 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, May 3rd, 2024.