Employment Opportunities

The Rio Verde Fire District is not actively hiring at this time, however you may submit an application for future consideration in our Reserve program.  Thank you!

The Rio Verde Fire District (RVFD) serves an unincorporated area in the pristine desert foothills northeast of Phoenix .  The priority of the fire district is to provide a superior level of customer service to the citizens of this community.   In addition to the basic requirements, individuals desiring to join the RVFD team should possess a strong sense of kinship and social acumen that exceeds traditional standards. The Rio Verde Fire District seeks individuals whose passionate desire is to provide value added service to the community, excel in fire service advances, and elevate to an exceptional level of customer care.


The Rio Verde Fire District is accepting applications for Reserve Firefighter staffing. The RVFD defines a Reserve Firefighter as a suppression employee who is scheduled only on an as needed basis.


Reserve Firefighters are required to submit a minimum of two 24-hour shifts of availability each 28-day work period and may not work in excess of nine shifts (or 216 hours) per 28-day work period.


The successful applicant will be placed on the employee roster to work shifts when there are openings due to vacation/sick time or other special staffing needs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Firefighter I & II

  • Arizona EMT or CEP (CEP requires current ACLS and PALS or PEPP certification)

  • CPR Pro

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid Arizona Drivers' License

  • Pre-employment MVD Record and Background Check

  • Pre-employment Drug Testing



  • Those required by law: unemployment, social security, worker's compensation, and earned paid sick time

  • Holiday Pay


Application Process

You may complete and submit your application either by paper or electronically.

To complete a Paper Application:


1. Click on the image to the right to open the


2. You may complete it online and then print 


    print it and then complete by hand.

3. Once printed, sign and date the last page and

    submit either:

  • In person

  • Via Fax at 480-471-1821

  • Mail to: Rio Verde Fire District

                              25608 N. Forest Road

                              Rio Verde, Arizona  85263

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The Rio Verde Fire District strives for a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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