SVFD needs you to be a Board Member, Apply Today

We are looking to recruit new Board members to our Board of Directors. You must live in the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Our Board is very active and receives emails bi-weekly and usually four in-person meetings per year.

You will help provide direction in:

  • Human Resources: Recruiting new board members, recognizing and nurturing existing board members, and providing existing board members with opportunities to grow and develop as leaders. Providing oversight for the Fire Chief.
  • Planning: Establishing and reviewing Steese Inc. mission, philosophy, and goals.
  • Finance: Ensuring financial accountability of Steese VFD Inc.
  • Community Relations: Ensuring that Steese VFD Inc.’s programs and services appropriately address the needs of those we serve.


Apply to be a SVFD Board Member Here




SVFD Gets New Prevention Materials

SVFD put in for and received a FM Global Fire Prevention Grant this summer. We received $2000 to purchase fire prevention and education materials. We plan on expanding our fire prevention program so stay tuned! Many thanks to FM Global for making this possible.



Community Service Training

Getting out into our community is important. This provides realistictraining, develops area familiarization, and allows our drivers, firefighters,and officers to be prepared for emergencies in the actual homes of our fireservice area. It also allows us to meet the families we serve. Thanks to our communitymembers for opening up your homes for this essential training.



Notice of Job Opening

Fulltime/paid – Firefighter/Medic, Engineer/Medic or Shift Captain

Wage: $41,952.00 – $60,931.00 per year (pay depends on position qualified for) + Benefits (including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with 3% match)

Opening Date: July 24, 2020

Closing Date: Friday, August 8, 2020  at 1700

We have a position open with Steese VFD. We are accepting applications for a Firefighter/Medic, Engineer/Medic, or Shift Captain’s position. This position is being announced at multiple levels and may be filled at any level. If selected at the developmental level, an individual may be promoted to the full performance level after meeting the requirements of the position. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed. Please note on your application which position you are applying for.

Please see the application for details

Application Packet Requirements:

  1. Completed Application (downloaded from
  2. Resume
  3. Copies of all required certifications
  4. Two letters of reference
  5. Applicant Questionnaire (Captains Only)

Submit your application packet by emailing them to or apply in person at  Steese VFD, 800 William C. Leary Lane, Fairbanks, AK 99712

Multi.Level Packet

Steese Application