Sunday, September 20, 2020
Job Announcements: Firefighter



Under the supervision of Fire Captain, the employee will provide asset protection to client facilities, property and the right-of-way and provide primary Fire and Rescue emergency response. This position is a 2 week on/2week off rotation; housing is not provided.



  • Able to proficiently speak, read, understand and write English
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and show proficiency in the ability to operate, to the client’s satisfaction, all fire vehicles and specialized apparatus where required
  • State of Alaska Firefighter I Certification
  • State of Alaska Fire Extinguisher Level II Work Card
  • Emergency Trauma Technician Certification or ability to obtain with 120 days of hire
  • Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) or ability to obtain


Full-time regular employees have the opportunity to enroll in health insurance, life insurance, 401k Retirement Plan and short term disability insurance. Full-time regular employees are provided access to our employee assistance program.



The employee will be required to live and work in a remote and confined workspace for extended periods of time and exposure to work assignments consisting of twelve-hour days and able to work day or night shifts as required. The majority of the work is performed in a remote setting with a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities. There may be a lack of immediate access to critical medical services as well as urban community services.



The employee’s work requires routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items. Applicant will be required to successfully complete a post-offer pre-hire physical and Functional Capacity Exam.



It is Denali Universal Services’ business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


Denali Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


     To view full job description and apply, please visit: DUS Firefighter: Valdez Marine Terminal
Job Announcements: Chief


Position Objectives

The Fire Chief is responsible for the overall administration of the Bethel Fire Department, which includes full-time and volunteer fire/EMS personnel. Work is performed under the administrative direction of the City Manager, who reviews work for effectiveness in meeting goals and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

•  Establishes goals and objectives for the department, plans strategies for achieving goals, and establishes operational policies and procedures.

•  Directs, plans and coordinates activities of the department, to include preparation and implementation of departmental budget.

•  Develops plans for emergency management, State fire code enforcement, including OSHA, and departmental fire training for staff and volunteers.

•  Responds to calls for fire/EMS calls, and directs activities at fire scenes or other emergencies.

•  Serves as disaster, emergency, and civil defense management coordinator and prepares/updates an annual emergency response plan.

•  Reviews and recommends personnel actions, hiring, promotions, demotions and disciplinary actions of the department.

•  Makes presentations on fire prevention, fire safety, and fire suppression to civic, business, and community organizations.

•  Meets with department supervisors and staff to discuss, schedule, and review work of the department.

•  Attends Council meetings and Public Safety Committee meetings and provides staff support as required.

•  Provides operational reports to the City Manager and other officials as required.

Minimum Requirements

•  Bachelor's degree or college study with major course work in fire science, engineering, or other job-related courses


•  An equivalent combination of 4 years of fire science direct related education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.


•  Five years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience in fire service administration and/or emergency medical service.

AFSC certified firefighter and EMT-1 in the State of Alaska or current AFSC reciprocity granted equivalent from another state (must provide hard-copy documentation within the application)

Fire Service Instructor

IFSAC certified

Extensive knowledge in National Incident Management System and Incident Command System

•  Valid Alaska driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire.

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