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Volunteer Positions :
Firefighter: Duties include responding to fire, medical and other emergencies; maintaining and driving apparatus; operating fire pumps and other related duties.
Rescue Crew Member: Duties include responding to fire, medical and other emergencies; maintaining and driving Rescue-1; operating specialized tools and equipment and other related duties.
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The Gator: Is used for traveling in rough terrain that the larger apparatuses are unable to reach due to their size. The Gator is equipped with a med bed and is capable of transporting the patient(s) out of compact spots.
Fuels Reductions: Duties include responding to fire, medical and other emergencies. Cutting, chipping, control burning of forest fuel that can contribute to wildland fires.
Operator: Duties include responding to fire, medical and other emergencies maintaining and driving the Watertender-1, operating apparatus pumps, portable pumps, and other water handling equipment and other related duties.
Cadets: This is a position that trains 14-18 year old in Fire and Emergency Medical Services operations. Based on their training level those over 16yrs. of age, may be able to respond on apparatus and participate in non-hazardous operations. This is a great opportunity for families to work together to help the Crown King community.
Dispatchers: Duties include tracking all personnel in service, properly gathering information when an incident is reported, dispatching out the proper companies and providing logistical support to the incident commander.
Continuous Education: Bi-monthly meeting and training session help keep all volunteers and crew members current on firefighting tactics and techniques. This includes class room and on the job training.
Why Volunteer? It is a great way to expand your social circle, develop a better sense of solidarity, assist your community and gain valuable skills. You will also receive many incentives by volunteering with CKFD, such as monetary compensations, paid membership to the National Volunteer Fire Council, access to the department Costco Card, along with many other benefits.
What are the minimum qualifications to volunteer? Just a willingness to donate a small amount of your time and be readily available in order to respond to community emergencies. Members should be residents, cabin owners or regular visitors to the Crown King area. Must be at least 18 years of age.
How much time do I need to give? We ask that you regularly attend department meetings, which are held bi-monthly. We also ask that you are 'in-service' as steadily as possible.
Each volunteer is required to participate in the Crown King General Recruit Class before becoming an active member of the CK Fire Department. All volunteers are trained on an on-going basis to complete necessary certifications/trainings.
Trainings offered include : - Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
- Emergency Medical First Responder
- Basic Wildland Firefighting and many more.
How do I get started? Simply click on the high-lighted application below. Save forms to your computer, complete the fill-able Application and submit as an attachment to email@example.com You may also print and mail it to:
Crown King Fire Department
P.O. Box 397
Crown King, AZ
Or drop it by Station 1. We'll give you a call and set up time to talk with you in person.
Go online and complete three free independent study classes offered by FEMA--IS 100a, 200a, & 700a. Bring your certificates to your recruit class.