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Tahoe Douglas Fire Graduates Academy 2019

New TDFPD recruits complete fire academy

January 24, 2020 --Twenty recruits successfully completed a
13 week regional fire academy sponsored by Carson City Fire,
East Fork Fire, North Lake Tahoe Fire, Tahoe Douglas Fire.

 Acad.19.2.grad.119 Fire Chief Scott Baker addresses audience the
four recruits and their families with Tahoe Douglas.

Recruit Danny Glover is pinned by
his girlfriend Liz. 

 Acad.19.2.grad.140 Chief Baker thanking the regional fire academy
training officers with challenge coins.

Fire Board Trustee Ann Grant administers
fire fighters oath.


Recruit Peter Keogan is pinned by his wife Victoria.

Fire Chief Scott Baker addresses the recruits on
the topic on the importance of behavioral health
throughout their careers.


Assistant Chief Todd Moss and Regional Training Officer,
Captain Brian Zabel present probationary helmets.

Recruit Zeb Jensen was pinned by his wife Kendra.
Zeb recieved Peer Leadership award from the
academy instructors.


Regional Training Officer, Captain Brian Zabel (right)
was responsible for guiding the TDFPD recruits
to a successful completion of the13 week fire academy.

Engineer Mark Norwood (left)
represented TDFPD
in the honor guard at the event.

Acad.19.2.grad.132 Recruit Spencer Sloat was pinned by his father Dave.
For his military service, as a United States Airforce
Pararescue Specialist, Sloat received the United States
flag that was flown everyday at the fire academy
training center.

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TDFPD New Payment Option

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For more information visit: tahoefire.org

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TDFPD will accept all major credit card payments!

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  • For your convenience, TDFPD will soon be adding debit card and credit card payment options.
  • Online payments for the following items: plan review, VHR re-inspection, merchandise.  
  • Processing will be available on our website as well in person. Watch here for the go-live information!

If you have any questions, please contact Tahoe Douglas Fire at (775) 588-3591.

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Job Posting | Accepting Applications 2020 Zephyr Crew

Zephyr Crew Info Card 2019

Ready to Apply?

Take the next step toward joining our team! Complete your application today.

Apply Now

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Office assistant/fire board secretary


Under close supervision, performs a variety of general clerical duties including typing/word processing, office reception and answering phone; files and performs errands, internally and externally, of an official nature for other office staff. Serves as the first interface with the public during normal business hours and interacts to provide a variety of services as it relates to the fire district.

Experience and Training

Any combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. A typical way to gain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is:

Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent and six months of general clerical experience performing a variety of office clerical tasks, including the use of a computer; or any combination of training and experience that would demonstrate the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position.

Required Certifications and Licenses

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or alternate means of travel;
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain Incident Command Systems (ICS) 100 and 700; and
  • CPR certification within six months of hire.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary Range: $17.00 an hour to start with annual step increases

Benefit Package:   After wait period full medical, dental, vision for employee and dependents premiums 100% by the fire district. Life and AD&D insurance; and NV PERS retirement also paid 100% by the fire district. NV Deferred Comp and Cafeteria Plan (optional).

Application Period:   Friday, October 8, 2019 to Friday, November 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Pacific Time

Application packet must include cover letter, resume, application and Applicant Affirmative Action form.

Applications may be obtained at:     

193 Elks Point Road – Station 23
Zephyr Cove, NV 89448

 or online at: http://www.tahoefire.org/about/employment

Business hours are 0800-1200, 1300-1700; see Mikayla, Carrie or Kate.

Application packets should be emailed to: Kate Warner, Office Manager @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Once the recruitment has been open for ten(10) business days, the fire district reserves the right to close the recruitment process prior to the initially posted deadline if a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. To ensure thorough review of application materials, applicants are encouraged to apply as early in the process as possible after the recruitment is posted.

 The fire district reserves the right to close the application process and not fill the position if a sufficient amount of qualified applications are not provided. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

Incomplete applications and packets will not be considered; the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District has the right to refuse any/all applications. The recruitment is officially closed when the job announcement is removed from the Tahoefire.org website.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District is an equal opportunity employer. Federal and State laws prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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