Observer Program

The Observer Program is available to persons actively pursuing a career within the Fire Service. 

Observers may spend up to 8 hours at a Mesa Fire Station visiting with the crews, touring the station, sharing a meal and going along on calls if any are dispatched to the Station.  Your time at the station should be an educational and enjoyable experience.  If you are interested in participating in this educational opportunity please contact Gail Coakley 480-644-4494.

Some information and qualifications to participate as an Observer may include:
  • Be actively pursuing a career in the fire service (school, applications or in the testing process)
  • A member of another fire department.
  • A member of a public safety entity.
  • You must be over 18 years of age and physically able to climb in and out of a fire truck.
  • Please allow for 7 days advance notice for appointment.
  • You will receive a letter of confirmation, a Waiver Form, an Observer Information Sheet and and Observer Program Evaluation to leave with the Officer in charge.