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  • Do you live in Duncan, AZ, or a surrounding area?

  • Have you ever wanted to serve in your community?

  • Are you at least 18 years old and eligible to work in the United States?

The Duncan Valley Rural Fire District is currently seeking qualified candidates to join our organization. There are currently 5 open positions.


The Duncan Valley Rural Fire District was established in 1974 with the mission to provide fire and rescue services to the residents in the Duncan Valley. We currently protect approximately 50 square miles within our district boundaries and additional 500 square miles of are outside our jurisdictional boundaries through automatic and mutual aid. We currently operate from two fire stations with a fleet of 3 fire engines, 2 brush engines, and 2 water tenders. We also provide non-transport emergency medical care as certified EMT's and Paramedics to assist local Emergency Medical Services. DVRFD is a 100% volunteer agency. 

Primary Function:

Our Volunteer Firefighters respond to fire, medical and other emergent and non-emergent alarms. Individuals in this position often perform under conditions which require strenuous physical exertion. Major elements of this position include participation in supervised drills and training in firefighting and EMS or first aid skills (dependent of credentials). Other elements include routine maintenance of equipment and apparatus, routine care of buildings and grounds, as well as public education activities.

What are the minimum requirements?

  • Must be 18 years old

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.

  • Must be able to pass criminal background check.

Preferred Qualifications (But Not Required)

  • Arizona State Certified Firefighter I & II certification or equivalent certification from IFSAC or ProBoard with the ability to obtain reciprocity with the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence.

  • Current Healthcare Provider level CPR certified by the American Heart Association.

  • Arizona State EMT or Paramedic certification by Arizona Department of Health Services.

  • Basic Wildland Firefighter (FFT-2) certification, or greater.

  • Hazardous Materials First Responder - Operations Level Certification

Safety Sensitive:

Our Volunteer Firefighter positions are designated by DVRFD as "Safety Sensitive" positions because it includes tasks or duties that DVRFD, in good faith, believe could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others (ARS 23-493). An applicant or incumbent may be disqualified, disciplined, or terminated, if they are determined to be positive for marijuana or its metabolites, regardless of cardholder status.

Selection Process:

Our selection process typically consists of an application screening, credibility assessment, and interview(s). The pre-employment process for the successful candidate may include but not limited to background checks (i.e. driving record, criminal history, etc.), physical examination, drug screen, and reference checks.

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