Employment Opportunities

Assistant Fire Chief (Revised February 5, 2020, 8:00 a.m.)

The Sun City Fire and Medical Department is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Fire Chief. An Assistant Fire Chief has direct responsibility for controlling, coordinating and supervising one or more divisions and/or sections of the Department, as assigned (i.e. emergency services, administration, finance, community risk management, support services, etc.). The Assistant Chief will direct, oversee and participate in the development of the respective divisions/sections; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures; implement Department standards and policies, interact with community and governmental agencies, foster and initiate high standards of performance, training and morale of subordinates and develop and administer budgets. This position assignment includes oversight of the command and control functions at emergency incidents. This position classification is as an exempt employee that typically works a standard 40-hour administrative work week and requires a vast amount of managerial knowledge and the ability to make independent decisions. The Assistant Chief reports directly to the Fire Chief.

Wage and Benefits Package

The salary for this position is negotiable and will depend on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Current pay range $102,765.88 - $130,860.79. The Department’s excellent benefits program includes, not is not limited to:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Deferred Compensation (457b & 401a) and Post Employment Health Plan (PEHP)
  • Vacation & personal leave time
  • Sick leave

How to Apply

Job description, application, and questionnaire may be obtained on the District’s web site: www.scfmd.az.gov

Submit completed application, questionnaire, and a current resume to:

Sun City Fire District

18602 North 99 Avenue

Sun City, Arizona 85373

Attn: Lisa Neubert, Human Resource Director

The application period for this position closes Thursday, July 16th, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. All application materials must be received by Human Resources by 4:00 P.M. on the closing date. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. The Assistant Chief process is scheduled for mid-August 2020.

 It is the policy of the Sun City Fire District to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual preference, marital status, or national origin. It is the intent and desire that equal employment opportunity will be provided in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting, wages, benefits, and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

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Sun City Fire & Medical Department is currently recruiting for full-time firefighter positions.  To be considered for the first review of applicants, testing must be completed by May 15, 2020*.  Applicants testing after May 15, 2020 may not be included in this round of hiring.  Please note that the Sun City Fire & Medical application form is not required at testing.  Application forms will be collected at a future point in the recruitment process. Please do not submit an application form at this time.

Minimum requirements for this position are: 18 years of age or older; valid Arizona driver’s license; current Arizona State emergency medical technician (EMT) or certified emergency paramedic (CEP) certification; high school diploma or GED equivalent; documentation that provides proof of identity and employability as required by IRCA law. 

This position requires both FireTEAM written exam (WAQ component is required) and a valid CPAT (within the last six months) certification. Oral interviews will begin May 2020.

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