Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with the Central Fire District and giving back to your community! At the CFD, we strive to provide excellent public services that meet the needs of our citizens and enhance the quality of live for our residents and visitors.
Responsibilities and Duties
Performs fire fighting activities including driving fire apparatus, operating pumps and related equipment, laying hose and performing fire suppression, containment, ventilation, salvage and overhaul, and extinguishment tasks.
Performs emergency medical services and rescue activities including administering first aid and CPR, operating EMS equipment such as monitor/defibrillator, portable suction units, etc., performing extrication and providing other assistance as required.
Performs fire prevention activities including public safety education
Responds to and assists in all emergency situations when available, including but not limited to: rescuing persons, properties and premises; evacuating, securing and coordinating emergency scenes; operating equipment in an efficient and safe manner; and assisting other emergency agencies in the performance of their duties.
On occasion, may be assigned or responsible for administrative responsibilities, to include completion of incident response reports.
May take a limited leadership role during calls for service providing direction to less experienced firefighting personnel, as assigned by a officer or in the absence of a supervisor.
Must be able to accept authority and work as a team member under stress caused by emergencies, danger, or criticism, and must be able to work fast while concentrating very hard.
Maintains and expands knowledge and skills in the areas of fire suppression, rescue, EMS, hazardous materials mitigation, and fire prevention; by attending regular and assigned department training sessions, shall also avail themselves of advanced and outside training per department policies.
Makes suggestions to supervisors regarding the organization structure, operations, equipment used, and may participate on committees from time to time to evaluate department needs.
Serves as a representative of the District, performing duties in a courteous and professional manner that conveys a positive image of city government and that fosters cooperation and support.
Performs such other duties as are consistent with the tasks of the position and as may be assigned by the Chief.
Qualifications and Skills
1. A citizen of the United States or a naturalized foreign national
2. Must be at least 18 years of age at the date of hire.
3. Posses a valid Idaho state drivers license with acceptable driving record.
5. A Background check will be required.
6. In the event you pass all processes and are hired, all new members will serve a mandatory 1yr probationary period.
7. Required to attend training and monthly meetings.