TRAINING: Volunteers receive training in technical aspects of firefighting and emergency medical response. They may even earn marketable credentials. See the “Training and Benefits” section for details.
HELPING COMMUNITY: The Department offers opportunities to help friends, neighbors, and community members. Scott Valley Fire responds to all emergencies in the Valley, including car accidents, wildland fires, home medical needs, and structure fires.
INSURANCE RATES: In the Valley, everyone’s insurance rates depend on the preparedness of Scott Valley Fire. Even the option to buy or maintain fire insurance weighs in the balance. Everyone who owns property locally has a keen interest in supporting a strong and vibrant Fire District. By volunteering with Scott Valley Fire, you may also be protecting your own financial interests.
UNEMPLOYED? Maybe you are unemployed. That’s okay.
EMPLOYMENT: We want your help and can offer significant benefits in return. For those who show interest and ability—and are diligent about training, Scott Valley Fire volunteers may sometimes join Cal Fire and United States Forest Service strike teams, fighting fires near and far, and earning good pay. And being a Volunteer Firefighter certainly doesn’t hurt your résumé.
BE A HERO: Scott Valley is a small community. For the most part, we know and recognize each other. Most of you can recall a friend, relative, or colleague who has lived through a California fire, medical emergency, or vehicle crash. Those people have probably voiced high praise for those who came to the rescue. The next time your pager goes off, you could be one of our community’s heroes.
Website Accesibilty Policy Scott Valley Fire Protection District
Scott Valley Fire Protection District is fully committed to providing accessible facilities, elements and
channels of communication to all members of the public. As part of this commitment, Scott Valley Fire Protection District
has a policy of providing an accessible website compatible with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) and
commercial screen reading software. All features of the website are coded to allow individuals with vision and
other impairments to understand and use the website to the same degree as someone without disabilities. We welcome
feedback and can often resolve issues in a timely manner if they arise.
If you need any special assistance or accommodations
Scott Valley Fire Protection District has designated a compliance officer for website disability-related accommodations.
The compliance officer has received training in website accessibility and updates the site in accordance with those best
practices. Contact our accessibility officer to report an issue.
Compliance Procedures and Reports
In addition to testing with users with a wide range of disabilities and coding our website to WCAG standards,
Scott Valley Fire Protection District regularly scans its website to ensure ongoing compliance, and makes timely
changes to any inaccessible changes, if any are found. In our ongoing commitment to transparency, we make the
last three months' reports available to the public.
Please note that this site may link out to third-party websites, such as state or federal agencies, that do
not have accessible content. This site may also include documents provided by third parties included in our
agenda packets, for example. While we cannot control the accessibility of content provided by third parties,
we are happy to assist any member of the public with reading and accessing content on our site.