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Employment Opportunities

Are you ready to be part of a high-performing, dedicated, and passionate organization where innovative, collaborative and enthusiastic people come together to serve a diverse community?
We may be just what you are looking for.

We are currently accepting applications for the Division Chief of Emergency Medical Services.

The Roaring Fork Fire and Rescue Authority is an organization that strives to serve our neighbors, solve problems, and save lives through our shared passion for serving, dedication to excellence, respect for diversity, and commitment to our communities. The agency operates a combination system and provides response to fire, rescue, hazardous materials, and wildland incidents. The agency runs Advanced Life Support ambulances and provides transport services to two Level III trauma centers in the valley. Snowmass Village, Basalt, El Jebel, Old Snowmass, and Thomasville rely on RFFR for 24/7 emergency services.

RFFR's Cultural Vision, Mission and Values

The RFFR organizational vision is to be a trusted and valued community partner dedicated to the health and safety of our citizens and visitors. We deliver professional, caring, and industry-leading emergency response service. This vision provides the foundation for our Cultural Vision.

  • Our Cultural Vision (Why)
    Driven to be better and serve others, RFFR's Cultural Vision embraces the concept of continuous improvement. Each member does all that he or she can to ensure the organization stays on a pathway of enduring greatness. The Cultural Vision expresses where we are going as an organization.
  • Our Cultural Mission (What)
    RFFR is dedicated to creating a just culture that benefits internal team members and external stakeholders through our collective passion for serving others, solving problems, and saving lives.
    The Mission for RFFR is specifically carried out through "The THREE S's": Serving, Solving, Saving. These three areas are the centerpieces of the organization's efforts to convey our mission. In essence, the Three S's express what RFFR focuses on to accomplish the mission consistently and effectively. An essential element of the Three S's is positional leadership, which is defined as inspiring trust and respect, advocating for personnel and the organization, and acting with high ethical standards.
  • Our Values (How)
    Respect, Trust, Integrity, Accountability, Gratitude, Humility, Team Oriented
    Our Core Values are the guiding light for our cultural success. They allow us to carry out our mission and strive for our vision. RFFR has adopted these values as a benchmark for evaluating the department's members and the service provided to ensure the desired quality is continually and consistently provided. RFFR culture is built on trust and respect for one another and the community we serve. We are committed to upholding our organizational core values, the guiding principles for all our actions and behaviors.
    RFFR is a progressive and forward-thinking organization that recognizes these values as associated with a true, healthy, and just culture. We understand that values can be ambiguous, so we have defined what successful behavior or actions look like for each value on an individual, team, and community level.
The RFFRA WAY – Cultural Handbook PDF

Roaring Fork Fire and Rescue Authority does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other status protected under the law. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. Roaring Fork Fire and Rescue Authority is committed to making employment accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need special accommodations, contact our Human Resources Director at 970-340-7048.

Thank you for your time and interest in the RFFRA and making this a great place to be.

Tips for your Application

  • Allow at least 30 minutes to complete and submit your online application.
  • Have your certifications, resume, and/or cover letter ready to upload before starting the application process.
  • Access to reliable high-speed Internet connection; online application works best on a desktop or laptop computer.
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