Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)* or Firefighter/Paramedic
Do you have what it takes to become a BFD Firefighter?


  • 18 Years of age or older

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.equivalent

  • Arizona Certified FF I & FF II or equivalent

  • Arizona Certified EMT or higher

  • Possess a valid AZ driver’s license

  • Certified Open Water Diver – or – ability to obtain certification within reasonable time period to
    be determined by the Fire Chief.

All employees of the Buckskin Fire Department must establish and maintain full time
residency within 40 miles of the Buckskin Fire District boundary limits from m.p.162 to m.p.
148 Hwy 95 north of Parker, AZ.  

  • Meet employment eligibility requirements as established by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • Successfully pass a post-offer medical exam.

How/Where to Apply

Email or Fax completed Job Application to:

Submit Applications: Submit completed applications to Fire Chief.
Fax: (928) 667-3431
Parker, AZ

8500 Riverside DR, Parker, AZ 85344

Phone: 928-667-3321
FAX: 928-667-3431

Employment Eligibility List

B.F.D. maintains a list of qualified applicants for future reference. Qualified applicants may be selected
from the Eligibility List for consideration when filling full time job vacancies,
or participation in our part time Firefighter Reserve program.
Eligible applicants will be invited to test as per our employee selection process.

Employment Opportunity Announcement - Open
IN THE NEWS                                              February 2016

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, 2015.
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
Click here for full story from Parker Pioneer
Hiring Announcement
Firefighter/EMT Positions
Only 1 year remains
on the initial
SAFER Grant contract.
Must have AZ Firefighter I & II or
equivalent at time of hire.
Please read Eligibility
Requirements and Job Description
Employment Opportunity
Submit completed
employment application to:

All Applicants subject to:
Written Test            
Physical Agility
Oral Interviews

Final Interview with Fire Chief
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