The Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District and Snowmass Wildcat Fire Protection District are currently seeking applicants for the position of one (1) full-time Division Chief of Training. This is a joint funded position with both Districts.
The districts are located in the Roaring Fork Valley which is known for is natural beauty. Both districts provide 24-hour emergency response to a wide variety of critical situations, including fires, explosions, hazardous materials incidents, medical emergencies, accidents and miscellaneous public assistance requests. In addition, the districts operate active fire prevention and emergency preparedness programs which provides for fire inspections, hazardous process permitting, fire code enforcement, community education and business emergency planning in accordance with Colorado laws. Both Districts encompasses a total area of 516 square miles.
This position is responsible for overseeing, directing, organizing, evaluating, coordinating, and implementing all aspects of fire district training with the exception of EMS. This position’s areas of responsibility include training in structural & wildland firefighting, hazardous materials, rescue, special and technical operations, apparatus and equipment operation, emergency response, incident command, safety, and the all-hazard environment. Please review the job description for more details. Interested applicants should submit a Snowmass Wildcat Fire Protection District employment application (available at www.swfpd.com), relevant certifications, a letter of interest, and updated resume to the district no later than 5 pm on March 24, 2017.
For further details about the job please refer to the full job posting and job description below.
The Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District is currently seeking applicants for the position of one (1) full-time Fire Inspector in Training. The position is responsible for the protection and preservation of life and property for a safe community by assisting in the performance of fire prevention inspection work; conducting standard inspections of commercial, institutional, industrial properties, and residential dwellings (when requested by homeowners); delivering safety programs on topics such as fire safety, housekeeping, fire sprinkler systems, fire extinguisher training, fire alarm systems, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors and enforcing all applicable local, state and federal safety code regulations and standards. Please see complete job posting and job description for more details. Interested applicants should submit a B&RFPD employment application, copies of relevant certifications, a letter of interest, and updated resume to the district no later than 5 pm on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The application packet should be submitted via:
- Fax: (970) 704-0625
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail or hand deliver: 1089 JW Drive, Carbondale, CO 81623
Please click the link below for information regarding the wildfire in Willits on Friday, July 15th.
Willits Lane Wildland Fire News Release
Check out CDOT’s campaign aimed at protecting those who protect us!
NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF REGULAR ELECTION BY THE DESIGNATED ELECTION OFFICIAL FOR THE BASALT & RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District, Eagle & Pitkin County, Colorado, that at the close of business on the sixty-third (63rd) day before the election there were no more candidates for director than offices to be filled, including candidates filing affidavits of intent to be write-in candidates; therefore, the election to be held on May 3, 2016, is hereby cancelled pursuant to Section 1-13.5-513 C.R.S.
The following candidates are declared elected:
Mark Kittle 4-year term
Leroy Duroux 4-year term
Designated Election Official for Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District
SANTA IS COMING TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD!!
The Basalt Fire Department will be giving Santa a ride through your neighborhood on our ladder truck.
The Truck will be leaving the Basalt Fire Station at 5:30 pm. When you hear the Christmas music, come out and give Santa a wave!!
Basalt Fire Volunteers will also be collecting cans for Lift Up. Feel free to bring a few cans out to the truck!
Friday Dec. 18th in Basalt in this order:
- Elk Run – (Elk Run Dr, Hearthstone, Lauren Ln, Elk Cir, Park Cir, Mountain Crt, Riverside Dr)
- Old Town Basalt (Midland Ave, Homestead Dr)
- Southside (Meadowview Dr, Allison Ln, Alexander Ln)
Saturday Dec. 19th in El Jebel in this order:
- Blue Lake (Coyote Circle, Rabbit Rd, Badger Rd, Buckskin,
- Goose Lane, Black Bear Trl, Deer Run)
- El Jebel (Clark Dr, Floyd Rd, James Circle)
- Sopris Village
- Summit Drive and Summit Loop
Give us a call at 704-0675