Employment

The Gateway Unaweep Fire Department (GUFD) needs and welcomes volunteers and paid staff to help provide a wide range of necessary services to help keep our community safe.  Volunteers range from office help and outreach to firefighters, and everything in between. If you would like to volunteer, but are unable or unwilling to commit to becoming a firefighter, please complete the application, and check the "Volunteer, Other" box.

We are currently seeking to fill the positions listed below. Click on the title of the position of interest to learn more, then complete the online application form:

Online Application Forms

  • 1004 Volunteer Firefighter
    Performs skilled work in the control, prevention and suppression of fires.  Provides skilled medical care within level of proficiency and transports sick or injured persons to medical facilities. Responsible for responding to emergency situations and assisting in the control and resolution of the situation.  Drives, operates and performs routine maintenance, on various fire apparatus.  Operates and maintains medical equipment.  Performs physically hazardous and mentally stressful tasks under adverse conditions.  Participates in fire safety inspections; training, fire station and equipment maintenance, public education programs, and other public safety programs or projects as may be assigned.
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  • 1005 Entry-level Firefighter
    Performs skilled work in the control, prevention and suppression of fires.  Provides skilled medical care within level of proficiency and transports sick or injured persons to medical facilities. Responsible for responding to emergency situations and assisting in the control and resolution of the situation.  Drives, operates and performs routine maintenance, on various fire apparatus.  Operates and maintains medical equipment.  Performs physically hazardous and mentally stressful tasks under adverse conditions.  Participates in fire safety inspections; training, fire station and equipment maintenance, public education programs, and other public safety programs or projects as may be assigned.
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  • 1006 Firefighter
    Performs skilled work in the control, prevention and suppression of fires.  Provides skilled medical care within level of proficiency and transports sick or injured persons to medical facilities. Responsible for responding to emergency situations and assisting in the control and resolution of the situation.  Drives, operates and performs routine maintenance, on various fire apparatus.  Operates and maintains medical equipment.  Performs physically hazardous and mentally stressful tasks under adverse conditions.  Participates in fire safety inspections; training, fire station and equipment maintenance, public education programs, and other public safety programs or projects as may be assigned.
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  • 1007 Company Officer
    Performs skilled work in the control, prevention and suppression of fires.  Provides skilled medical care within level of proficiency and transports sick or injured persons to medical facilities. Responsible for responding to emergency situations and assisting in the control and resolution of the situation.  Drives, operates and performs routine maintenance, on various fire apparatus.  Operates and maintains medical equipment.  Performs physically hazardous and mentally stressful tasks under adverse conditions.  Participates in fire safety inspections; training, fire station and equipment maintenance, public education programs, and other public safety programs or projects as may be assigned.
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