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January 18, 2017
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Buckskin Fire Department
8500 Riverside Drive,
Parker, AZ
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           Welcome! Thank you
             for visiting our website.

Buckskin Fire Department is a diverse,
vibrant and progressive organization.
We have well trained dive and rope
rescue teams prepared for search and
rescue calls. Our EMT's, Paramedics, and
Firefighters continually train to provide the
community with excellent emergency
services.

I hope that you will find the material on
these pages regarding our emergency
services both informational and helpful.
Chief's Message
Chief Chris Chambers
Visitors' Cell PhoneTip: Use alternate emergency #
When visiting our area
Call 1-888-818-4911
for local dispatch in Parker area
If visiting frequently - program your cell phone.
Buckskin Fire Department
Parker, AZ
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IN THE NEWS

The Buckskin Fire Department was awarded more than $2.6
million to help maintain or increase firefighters, and comply
with national standards.
The department was awarded the $2,648,852 by the Federal
Emergency Management Agency’s
Staffing for Adequate Fire
and Emergency Reponse (SAFER)
grant on August 28, 2016.
BFD Chief Chris Chambers said that it is a competitive grant in
a news release.
The goal of SAFER is to enhance the local fire department’s
abilities to comply with staffing, response and operational
standards established by the National Fire Protection
Association.
Click here for full story from Parker Pioneer
Hiring Announcement
Firefighter/EMT Positions
for 2 year term
as per SAFER Grant contract.
Must have AZ Firefighter I & II or
equivalent at time of hire.
Please read Eligibility
Requirements and Job
Description in
Employment
Opportunity Announcement.
Submit completed employment
application to:
bfd11@buckskinfiredepartment.com
Applications must be received by
3:00 p.m. AZ time
November 3, 2016
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Nov 14 : 8:00 a.m. Written Test            
Physical Agility immediately following
Nov 15: Oral Interviews
Nov 16: Oral Interviews
(if more time is needed by staff)

Final Interview with Fire Chief to be
determined.
Burn Permit
Electrical Fire
Fire Alarms
Medical Aid Calls
Public Assist
Structure Fire
Vehicle Accident
Wildland Fire Responses
1
1
3
25
1
1
2
5
TOTAL RESPONSES
39