Fire Safety

POSITION: Fire Safety (part-time)

PAY STATUS: Nonexempt

RESPONSIBILITY OF: Manager, Event Operations

DATE: April 2024



Sonoma Raceway is looking for part-time Fire/Safety members to join our team and serve as first responders for raceway events throughout the year. Some of these events include NASCAR, drag racing, Sonoma Drift, motorcycles, the racing school, and much more! Members come from a variety of fire service backgrounds including active or retired firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs. We also welcome those that are wishing to start a career in the

fire service to apply as well.

The ideal candidate will adopt a GLOBE mentality. GLOBE stands for Generously Lending Our Best Efforts. This is done by holding themselves and their teammates accountable for taking our best practices “the last mile” – optimizing them for maximum value to all of our stakeholders while sharing insights on how to improve our company. The ideal candidate will also be a productive and proactive self-starter who is passionate about his/her duties and willing to put forth the extra effort in pursuit of achieving excellence.


  • Respond to emergency incidents on-track
  • Provide fire suppression and vehicle extrication as needed for incidents on the course
  • Provide EMS services to parties involved in an incident
  • Communicate with Race Control on track conditions that may affect drivers’ ability to race safely
  • Coordinate recovery and restoration efforts of the race track when an incident occurs
  • Qualifications
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • Valid driver’s license
  • State Certified Firefighter 1 or similar Firefighter experience/training
  • EMT-B


Fire/Safety members must have the mobility to complete the following:

  • Physical: pulling and pushing objects, sitting, standing, walking on uneven or slippery surfaces,
  • kneeling, bending, twisting, turning, stooping, and squatting
  • Lifting: moving and lifting equipment and objects weighing over 100 pounds
  • Environmental: Must be willing to work in adverse conditions and potentially life-threatening
  • emergencies: subject to odors, dust, pollen, chemicals, skin irritants, and fumes.
  • Cognitive: Have good hearing and vision, capability to speak loud in noisy environments as well
  • as communicate clearly over a radio
  • Ability to work calmly and accurately in stressful situations.


Sonoma Raceway holds events 340 days per year. Every event requires Fire/Safety ready to respond to an incident that may occur. Each month Fire/Safety members input their availability on an online schedule. Assignments will be made once we have determined the amount of coverage needed. There is no restriction to the amount of availability you add per month, there is a part-time cap of working no more than 30 hours a week.

Please apply online or submit application items via email to to be considered for the position.


Starting rate between $18-19 hourly depending on experience and qualifications.

The above description denotes some of the specific characteristics which are necessary to perform the principal functions of the job and are not intended to be a description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Sonoma Raceway and Speedway Motorsports is an equal opportunity employer.