Fire & Medical Employment

When you join the Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services team you also become a key part of the Sierra Vista community. Serving a city with about 45,000 people, you’ll have the opportunity to tackle significant challenges while being able to see the positive impact you have on a daily basis.

We’re Hiring!

While we train constantly to be ready in the event of a fire, did you know that nearly 90 percent of the calls we receive daily are medical in nature? All Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services firefighters are also certified EMTs, more more than half are paramedics. If you want to make a different in people’s lives in the moments when they need it the most, this the job for you. Head to the City’s job opportunities page to see current openings.

Minimum Qualifications

To work with us, you don’t necessarily need to have the most experience or the best training already under your belt. We hire great people who have good, solid values. Then we provide them with outstanding training and support. This combination results in some of the best firefighters and EMS professionals anywhere.

Minimum Requirements for Firefighter:

  • U.S. Citizen, 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Arizona driver’s license without restrictions
  • No felony convictions
  • Healthcare Provider Level CPR
  • Arizona EMT certification
  • Arizona Firefighter 1 & 2 certification or IFSAC/PROBOARD Equivalent
  • Current valid CPAT verification letter

Minimum Requirements for EMT Transport Crewmember:

  • U.S. Citizen, 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Arizona driver’s license without restrictions
  • No felony convictions
  • Healthcare Provider Level CPR
  • Arizona EMT certification

Minimum Requirements for Paramedic Transport:

  • U.S. Citizen, 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Arizona driver’s license without restrictions
  • No felony convictions
  • Healthcare Provider Level CPR
  • Arizona Paramedic certification
  • AHA ACLS Certification

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits, a competitive salary, and an opportunity for advancement. Our employees are our greatest asset and we believe in investing in them by providing top notch training and support that will provide them comprehensive skills. When you join our organization you become part of our family. We’ll remain as committed to your growth as you are to your brothers and sisters in the fire service.

If you think a career with Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services may be right for you, find job descriptions for current positions online, or contact our recruitment team at (520) 417-4400 or SVFMSJobs@nullsierravistaaz.gov.