Job Announcement – Temporary Part-Time Lead Medic/Engineer

Notice of Job Opening


Status: Temporary Part-Time

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Applications are now being accepted. Positions are open until filled.



These positions will be hired to cover shifts in the absence of full-time staff. We are seeking Engineer-Lead Medics, Engineers, or Lead Medics, with a strong preference for Engineer-Lead Medics. The positions require a person to work within the chain of command, have strong leadership qualities, be hardworking, and be self-motivated.  Positions are “at-will” employees and will be hired at the discretion of the Fire Chief.



  • High school diploma or equivalent, Associates degree or higher is desirable
  • Possession of State of Alaska or IFSAC Firefighter 1
  • Possession of American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider card
  • Valid Alaska Class “D” Driver’s License at time of hire
  • State of Alaska EMT 1 Certification for Engineer positions
  • State of Alaska EMT 3 Certification for Medic positions with an Advanced certification from applicant’s home department preferred. Alaska MICP preferred.



  • Operate as the shift officer, managing a crew of volunteers/scholarship students
  • Function as the lead medic on a 2-3-person ambulance
  • Drive and operate fire apparatus to include ambulances, engines, and tenders.
  • Lead crews on emergency scenes
  • Candidates will be required to complete a short training period prior to shift work
  • Shift work will include 24 – 48 hour shifts


Application Packet Requirements:

  1. Completed Application (downloaded from
  2. Resume
  3. Copies of all required certifications
  4. Two letters of reference

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

Please review the full job description and download the employment application.


Steese Application














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