2022 Open House a Success

Thank You
Thank you!!!
What a fun afternoon of Sparky, the giant slide, kids laughing and learning about CPR, Fire safety, Home Exit Plans, PulsePoint app and so much more!!
Thank you The Fire for being our food truck!
And Red Cross for coming out!
Can’t wait until next year!!

Congratulations to Captain Ruth Church for receiving Company Officer of the Year and Deputy Fire Chief Daniel for receiving Chief Officer of the Year from the Interior Fire Chiefs Association. We are so proud to have them as part of our team. Great work!

Firefighter/Medic Job Opening

Fulltime/paid – Firefighter/Medic

Wage: $41,952.00 – $47946.00 per year (pay depends on position qualified for) + Benefits (including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with 9% match)

Opening Date: April 28, 2022

Closing Date: Until filled, initial application review 05/16/2022.

Position Open: 1 (one) Expected start date July 5, 2022

We have a position open with Steese VFD. We are accepting applications for a Firefighter/Medic 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.


● Must be at least 19 years of age
● Two (2) years of active experience as a structural firefighter.
● Physically fit to perform fireground duties/task performances to include entry into structure
fires. The Department physical ability test must be passed prior to hiring and on an annual basis.
● Pass the Department’s medical physical prior to hiring and pass on an annual basis.
● Current valid Alaska Driver’s License with three (3) years of driving experience and insurable
under SVFD’s vehicle insurance policy.
● State of Alaska or IFSAC Firefighter 1
● Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification
● Current State of Alaska EMT – 2 certification.
● IS-100, IS-700 certificates
● Certified by a fire department to operate a fire apparatus (attack engine or tender) for emergency
● Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Application Packet Requirements:

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

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

If you have any questions, please email info@steesefire.org

FF-Medic Application Packet

Steese Application

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Santa Run Coming Soon

The Steese Volunteer Fire Department is going to be driving through our neighborhoods to bring some holiday cheer. Please come out to the end of your driveway to wave at Santa, see the fire trucks and get a candy cane. Maps of the routes will be posted soon. Please spread the word, Santa is coming to town!