The city of Nampa is located approximately 20 miles west of Boise along Interstate 84 in the Treasure Valley. It is Idaho’s third largest city with a population just over 103,000 (2020). Nampa offers a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities resulting in an excellent family friendly atmosphere.
The Treasure Valley is well positioned geographically providing not only to a major metropolitan area but also access to a numerous world class outdoor activities.
The Nampa Fire Department operates under the vision of Excellence - Service - Strength in Unity, and through the core values of Teamwork, Integrity, Compassion, Professionalism, and Safety.
The Nampa Fire Protection District provides service to an area of approximately 100 sq miles and 120,000 citizens. Our service area includes a mix of urban, suburban, industrial, and rural zones.
Currently NFD has 97 personnel working out of 5 fire stations, a training division, and the administrative office. Our frontline response apparatus includes 4 Type 1 fire engines, a 100’ ariel platform truck, a 75’ ladder truck company, a squad, a type 5 brush rig, and a technical rescue.
Nampa Fire is an all-hazards department frequently responding to medical emergencies, structure fires, vehicle extrication, wildland fires, hazardous material incidents, and technical rescue emergencies. Line personnel are trained to operations level in all areas. Many members achieve technician and/or instructor certifications in the various emergency response disciplines.
Nampa Fire is a proud member of the Treasure Valley Emergency Medical Services System (TVEMSS). The TVEMSS is a collective agreement plan providing a unified and central medical direction along with common Standing Written Orders for several area EMS agencies. NFD delivers high quality Advanced Life Support medical care providing a certified paramedic on every fire engine. Exceptional critical care transportation is provided by our partners Canyon County Paramedics. Nampa Fire and CCP work closely together to ensure that the citizens in our area receive the highest level of quality care possible.
We celebrate the exceptional training facility that we have here in Nampa. In addition, Nampa Fire enjoys the benefit of having a high performing and dedicated training staff that provides our personnel outstanding education resulting in a culture of excellence and professionalism.
The Nampa Firefighters Local 804 has a deep tradition of service in our community as well as an unrelenting commitment to its members. The Nampa Fire Administration and the Local 804 strive to be a model of collaboration, sharing a vision that results in the delivery of the best possible service to our citizens.
Probationary firefighters start at $17.55/hour while in fire academy graduating with their Firefighter I certification. Firefighter I starting wage is $54,800/year with the potential to progress to Senior Firefighter earning $66,800 annually within the first year. Paramedics earn an extra $4,800/year. In addition, we offer an excellent benefit package including medical and dental insurance, PERSI pension, employer matching 401K and more.