Captain Job Opening


Fulltime/paid – Captain

Opening Date:                  August 18, 2022
Closing Date:                   September 18, 2022, at 1700
Position Open:                 1 (one)
Position Title:                    Captain, full-time paid, 48/96
Wage:                               DOE Starting at $60,931.00
Benefits:                           Health, dental, and vision for you and your dependents at no cost to you.
Life insurance
Retirement 401K with 12% match


  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Have a minimum of Five (5) years of experience as a Firefighter, three (3) of which are at an Officer level or equivalent.
  • Physically fit to perform fire ground duties/task performances to include entry into structure fires. Department physical agility test must be passed annually
  • Current valid Alaska Driver’s License & be insurable under the Department’s policy
  • State of Alaska Fire Apparatus Driver/Pumper/Mobile Water Supply operator (FADO) Certification or the ability to obtain within 1 year of hiring date.
  • State of Alaska or IFSAC Firefighter II
  • Current State of Alaska or IFSAC Fire Instructor I
  • State of Alaska or IFSAC Fire Officer I
  • Current State of Alaska EMT III or AEMT with Paramedic preferred.
  • Current HazMat Operations certificate
  • I-100, I-200, I-700, I-800 certificates
  • Must be certified to drive/operate all Steese VFD apparatus and vehicles within three months

Application Packet Requirements:

1. Completed Application (downloaded from
2. Resume
3. Copies of all required certifications
4. Copy of driving record
5. Copy of criminal history record
6. Answers to applicant questionnaire

Captain Application Packet & job description

Steese Application

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