FULL-TIME Firefighter/Paramedic Recruitment 2023


Harquahala Valley Fire District (HVFD) is currently accepting applications for the position of:


Harquahala Valley Fire District covers 432 square miles and is located approximately 60 miles west of Phoenix Arizona.  Our Department is comprised of three shifts consisting of four full time personnel per shift and overseen by one Chief Officer.  HVFD averages approx. 400 calls per year, with many of those calls coming from the 40 miles of Interstate 10 covered by this District.  The Harquahala Valley community is mainly agricultural leading the population to fluctuate with the time of year. 

HVFD will be utilizing the National Testing Network in addition to hand delivered applications for this process

Employee Pay and Benefits

  • Step 1 Firefighter/Medic salary $59,909.10
  • Public Safety Personnel Retirement System contributions
  • 100% Employee Medical Coverage with Department contributions for family
  • Longevity Pay following five consecutive years of employment

Minimum current certifications requirements to apply:

  • Submit a completed HVFD Employment application with copies of all relevant certifications.  The application can be found on our website at www.hfdaz.org
  • Hold a current Firefighter level I & II certification (AZ State/IFSAC/DOD) at time of offer
  • Current Arizona State Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic level with appropriate current CPR/ALS certifications at time of offer
  • CPAT completed at time of offer
  • Current valid Arizona class D driver’s license.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Copies of above documents must be submitted with application.

Disqualifiers for employment:

  • Felonies recorded in the past 10 years.

Applications will not be considered if any of the required items above are omitted.

For any questions contact:

Dennis Blackman

B-Shift Captain


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