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"Dedicated to the Safety and Protection of the People"

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Minimum Qualifications

  • 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Valid Arizona driver license
  • Current CPAT obtained within one year of WFD application
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current Arizona EMT or Paramedic certification
  • Current Arizona State or IFSAC or Pro Board Firefighter I& II certification (must meet NFPA)
  • 1001 standard for Fire Fighting professional qualifications
  • HazMat/First Responder Operations qualified
  • Successful completion of Basic Wildland Firefighter training as outlined in NWCG 310-1 (within one year of hire date)
  • Must be able to speak, read and write the English language
  • Must meet department physical standards
  • Must be able to be insured under WFD automobile insurance policy
  • No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories

Starting Annual Salary

  • $15.20 per hour, 2912 hour schedule

Great Benefits

  • Vacation, Holiday and Sick Leave
  • The Town of Wickenburg offers a broad range of benefits click here (see benefits tab)
  • Public Safety Personnel Retirement Pension