Firefighter Testing

The Northside Fire District is currently testing for a hiring list to fill  future Firefighter vacancies. The testing deadline is March 14, 2021.  Please follow the link below to access the testing instructions.

Fire Commissioner Vacancy


Public Notice-

Announcement of Fire Commissioner Vacancy

Northside Fire District



The Northside Fire District, serving the cities of Ponderay, Kootenai and north and east part of Bonner County, has a vacancy in Commissioner Sub-District 2.


The vacancy will be filled by appointment with terms lasting through 2021. This position will be scheduled for the re-election in November of 2021.


Commissioners act as the board of directors for the fire district. If you are interested in serving your community as a Fire Commissioner, please submit a letter of interest, statement of qualifications, physical address and phone number to the district’s Board Chairman no later than 3:00pm Friday, February 15, 2019.


Ray Yaw-Chairman

P.O. Box 181 (437 Cedar Avenue)

Ponderay, Idaho 83852


Phone: 208-265-4114

Fax: 208-255-7164

Interviews by the Board of commissioners will be conducted at the Board’s regular meeting on February 20, 2019 at 7:00pm. Candidates selected will be notified on February 20, 2019. 

Requirement: Applicants must be a registered voter residing in Northside Fire District  sub-district 2 for at least one year according to Idaho Statues Chapter 31-1409. Applicant is required to attend the regular meeting on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.