By providing a high level of fire and life safety service.
The Ester Volunteer Fire Department is committed to educate,
prepare, and protect our commUNITY and responders before,
during and after an emergency.
The Vision of the Ester Volunteer Fire Department is to achieve a level of service that will greatly improve the community’s well-being and become a value based organization
by providing a safe rapid response with highly skilled professionals
by educating the public by offering resources to help prevent harm and promote safety
by offering training, comradery, and friendships
by instilling respect, positive attitude, competency & leadership in our responders
And by creating an environment where people want to be present
We are Hiring !
Situated in the heart of Interior Alaska, the Ester Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD) is seeking a progressive and professional visionary to lead the department. As one of the oldest departments in Alaska, EVFD serves a growing community of 3,600 with several active gold mines. Ester is situated in a quiet area outside of Fairbanks and was founded as a gold mining camp in the early 1900s. The Ester Camp Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Ester Community Association is a focal organization in our community. They keep and maintain the Ester Community Park and outdoor ice rink, and sponsor events such as the annual Fourth of July Parade. The community has several small businesses and is home to many artists, writers, musicians and numerous forms of wildlife. The Parks Highway runs through the community of Ester and is the major transportation corridor between Fairbanks and Anchorage for commercial trucking and tourism.
EVFD is looking for a Station Duty Officer. This is a supervisory firefighting and Engineer position overseeing day to day activities of the department. This is a 48/96 hour work schedule.
To Apply: Applicants must mail/email a complete professional resume and cover letter describing their qualifications and experience to one of the address below by March 26, 2019. Applicant must also provide three (3) professional references. All applicants will be screened for minimum qualifications and only those meetings the qualifications may be forwarded on to the selection committee for interviews. EVFD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All finalists will be subject to a background check.
Show your support to your Community by making a one time pledge to our fire department. Your name will be displayed on a flagpole placard. To learn more and make a pledge click here.
The Ester Volunteer Fire Department is an Equal Opportunity Not-for-Profit Fire and EMS Organization operating in the State of Alaska. The EVFD Logo is Copyright 2002. Use of the EVFD Logo is not permitted without written permission of the EVFD Fire Chief.
Ester Volunteer Fire Department Phone: 907-479-6858