Palominas Fire District

"Rural, Responsive, & Proud"

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After our training burn, we did fire shelter drills. ... See MoreSee Less

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Palominas had another training burn for our Wildland refresher class on Monday. A huge thank you goes to the Sonoita-Elgin Fire District for coming out here to help out with our training! ... See MoreSee Less

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Palominas Fire did a prescribed burn today to enhance our fire attack training. This was part of our annual Wildland refresher class. Great job guys! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Administrative office is closed due to inclement weather. We will be back in the office on Monday morning! ... See MoreSee Less

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FIRE/EMS STATS

2019

JANUARY

MEDICAL 29
PUBLIC ASSIST 7
BRUSH FIRES 3
MVC 2
HAZMAT 1
   
   
   
TOTAL 42

Palominas Fire District Promotional Video

Congratulations to Tommy Stoner, Valerie Rice, & Robert Montgomery – our newly re-elected board members!
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Principles of Modern Fire Attack hosted by Palominas Fire District & Sonoita-Elgin Fire District

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We are accepting applications for career and volunteer!

Come join our Team. We are accepting applications for the following positions:

Career Positions

  • Career Fire Captain-Paramedic or EMT
  • Career Engineer-Paramedic or EMT
  • Career Firefighter-Paramedic or EMT

Recruit Firefighter-Paramedic

(Recruit Firefighter-Paramedics must hold a current AZ or NREMT Paramedic Certification. The Palominas Fire hosts a Firefighter I & II Academy internally at least once a year. The recruits in the Fire Academy receive a Firefighter I & II Certification through the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence upon completion.)

See Employment Page for more information on Volunteer Positions.

The Palominas Fire District provides young adults with the chance to earn money towards college, receive assistance through funding programs, and possibly earn a paying position while attending courses required to obtain a career position within the fire service. The Palominas Fire District hosts internal Emergency Medical Technician Courses, Arizona Firefighter I& II Academies, NWCG Wildland Courses, and TEEX Hazardous Materials courses. Personnel enrolled in these programs get the chance to be assigned to a career crew to work side by side career firefighters during assigned shifts. The personnel enrolled in these programs get the chance to earn valuable real world experience while going to school to earn their certifications for a future career in the fire service.

To Enroll, you must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age with a valid High School Diploma or GED
  • Be able to pass a background check , drug screen, and OSHA respirator exam
  • Submit a finger print card for a DPS check
  • Have a valid Arizona Driver’s License

Applicants for all positions must complete the following:

Submit a completed application with resume & cover letter to the Administration Office

For Emergencies please dial 911