Fire and EMS Data Analyst

If you excel at data analysis and working with records management systems (RMS), the Northwest Fire District is looking for a Fire and EMS Data Analyst to join our team.

Northwest Fire District offers a great work schedule, competitive pay, and an excellent benefits package!

Fire and EMS Analyst


The Fire and EMS Data Analyst supports the Northwest Fire District in its mission to save lives, protect property, and care for our community by overseeing the maintenance and enhancement of the record management system (RMS) and other data analysis systems used by the Response and Preparedness Branches of the Northwest Fire District.


The starting salary for this position is $66,185.60.


  • Manages and administers the Fire and EMS RMS to ensure complete and accurate reporting of response data and the accurate sharing of that data with other government record collection programs like Arizona Prehospital Information and EMS Registry System (AZ-PIERS), National Emergency Medical Services Information System (NEMSIS), National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS), etc.
  • Collects, analyzes, and distributes data as needed for accrediting agencies like Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) and Insurance Service Office (ISO) and internal/external reporting of annual reports and monthly Governing Board reports.
  • Works collaboratively and cooperatively with all internal/external customers/partners/vendors to ensure that the organization’s mission is met.
  • Manages and administers the Fire and EMS RMS and other data systems to ensure the complete, accurate, and timely reporting of Fire and EMS data, including importing data, tracking data submissions, identifying issues related to the data, and acting as the primary liaison to outside agencies for the reporting of Fire and EMS data.
  • Facilitate and manage projects to ensure successful delivery of technology updates and implementations.
  • Identify technical problems that need to be addressed by improved policies and procedures.
  • Verifies data collected is within required quality standards.
  • Assists in the development of end-user training materials and maintains metadata repository and/or data dictionary.
  • Assesses and analyzes queries and reports.
  • Maintains strict adherence to internal technology and content security policies.
  • Sustains reliability by monitoring and maintaining uptime for access to District resources across all District users.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex software problems.
  • Responsibilities may occasionally require an adjusted work schedule to resolve critical system interruptions that occur outside normal working hours; may be required to provide emergency coverage in a 24/7 environment.
  • Comply with the rules, policies, and procedures as set forth by the District.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field*
  • Three (3) years of experience in the following:
    • Microsoft Operating Systems and Office Suite
    • Managing and manipulating data, including Microsoft SQL Administration


  • A combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position may be considered.

*A minimum of a high school diploma, GED equivalency, or higher is required for all positions at Northwest Fire District.


  • Experience in informatics, information processing, or information science
  • Background in fire service, healthcare, or emergency response fields helpful for this position


Driving Position:
This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record for the pre-employment background check process.




Employment Application

To complete the application, you will need your education and entire employment history for the last ten (10) years including contact details, regardless of time in position.

Fire and EMS Data Analyst applications will be accepted from May 28, 2024 through June 30, 2024.

Questions? Please email

The selection process begins now with the application and following instructions.  If invited to the selection process you must be the most qualified applicant to move forward.  The activities consist of: Interview(s) and Credibility AssessmentThe applicant will be contacted after each step in the process by email as to their status in the selection process.

If successful, a contingent job offer is made and the following must be passed: drug testing, background checks, driver’s license check, employment reference checks/public record request.

As a federal grant recipient, the Northwest Fire District must maintain a
Drug Free Workplace

Applicant Required Notices

***This is an online only application process – faxed or emailed resumes or printed applications will NOT be accepted.***


Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
Retirement Plan
Holiday Pay
Life and ADD Coverage

Paid Time Off
Promotional Opportunities
Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan

Tuition Reimbursement
Uniform Allowance
Short Term Disability
EAP Program

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