Become A Volunteer
Have we sparked your interest?
We are ready to roll out a new era of volunteer opportunity in the East Fork Fire Protection District. If you feel you have what it takes to meet the challenges of this business, we welcome you to “Join Our Team”.
East Fork Fire Protection District is searching for people to fill Logistical Firefighter and Support Volunteer positions. As an East Fork Volunteer, you are an integral part of our community’s protection.
Our Logistical Firefighter opportunities include performing vital water supply operations by driving and operating water tenders, support major incidents by managing equipment needs, self-contained breathing apparatus bottle change out, and rehab and equally important, becoming a wildland firefighter. Logistical Firefighters will respond to incidents and serve on wildland fire incidents.
Support Volunteer don’t have to respond to emergencies, yet they are responsible for helping to maintain stations and keep apparatus clean and response ready. We need volunteers who can spread the word of all hazard prevention by teaching general fire safety classes and assess properties for defensible space, test and maintain our fire hydrants, and help with fundraising.
How to Apply
The volunteer application MUST be filled out online.
When the link comes up, enter your email address. Click No, I’m new and then the Sign In button. Fill out the form and choose Create Profile from the buttons at the bottom. Follow the screens to fill out the application then click apply for the job.
Make sure you choose Logistical Firefighter or Support Volunteer. Support is the non-responding volunteer.
You do not need to attach a resume unless you would like to.
Job Descriptions & Training Requirements
Here are the steps to become a volunteer:
1. Fill out an application online 2. Interview with your station manager and VFD Board member 3. Attend VFD trainings while completing District training 4. Attend the District Orientation Class 5. Get fingerprinted for background checks 6. All volunteers attend HazMat Awareness, Hands Only CPR/First Aid, Driving, and Workplace Safety 7. Logistical volunteers attend a hands-on class in Squad & Tender Operations and get a physical 8. After successful completion of these classes, Logistical volunteers can respond to calls except Wildland which requires more training.
Want to Do More Than Basic Logistical FF
After your initial training, Logistical Firefighters will have an opportunity to get the following
Drive and Pump a Water Tender Basic Wildland Training with a Red Card Staging Manager Lead Wildland Firefighter