Residents of Arizona often joke about the high heat and blustering temperatures in the state where they live. The arid desert climate and the year-round warmth have made Arizona a prime place for the elderly to retire as much as for the young to embark out on their own. This draw, as well as an avid outdoor community has made the state a good place to seek work, particularly for fire alarm installers and technicians. In the urban centers of Arizona, like Phoenix, where the population is larger and more dense, the employment opportunities in fire alarm work are particularly exciting.

With a reported 2012 population of over 4,100,000 people, Phoenix is by far the largest city in Arizona. Because of the amount of people, there is a high volume of residences, houses, businesses and office buildings that must all fall within local fire codes. Because the weather is so specific and hot, fire codes in Arizona are very specific and qualified fire alarm workers are much needed to uphold them. Wildfires are a very real threat to life and property. Sun Devil Fire and Security is a Phoenix-based fire equipment and fire protection agency. Locally operated since 1986, Sun Devil is currently seeking new Fire Alarm techs in the Phoenix area. As a company that both sells fire prevention equipment as well as installs and maintains fire security and suppression systems, Sun Devil techs need to be highly qualified. A CSA or Nicet certified technician is preferred, and knowledge and experience with Notifier, Fire-Lite, Siemens, EST, and Honeywell products is a big plus for this job. While this Phoenix fire alarm job is particularly demanding, with full time and overtime hours expected at high levels of skill, it also offers employees a benefits package, including: Medical, Vision, Dental, Life insurance, and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Paid holidays and compensated time off begin to be offered within the first three months of having the job.

About twenty minutes outside of Phoenix, in Gilbert, AZ Benson Systems has current openings for Commercial Fire Alarm techs. They are also looking for a Fire Alarm Project Manager to spearhead installation and maintenance needs for a variety of clients. Firms like Benson so a wide range of works in security and alarms systems as well as fire control. Experience with anything from nurse call systems to audio visual technology and IT equipment will help you to get this job. Though Gilbert is outside of the main city of Phoenix, the comparable pay and the opportunity to advance to a management position, make the job prospect worth investigating. Phoenix fire alarm jobs are spread throughout the surrounding areas, and a twenty minute commute to the advantages and offering of the city is minimal in comparison to the lower Gilbert cost of living. Salary for this Phoenix-area fire alarms job is dependent upon experience and skill level, though with a bottom rate of $20 and hour, even a starting position has the potential to be lucrative.

Phoenix fire alarm jobs are heavily available, both in the city and in the surrounding areas. Beyond being an urban hub for southwest art and culture, Phoenix is also notable for the fun hot weather and the history of the town. If you are out of work, or just looking for a change, Phoenix is great place to seek out fire alarm security employment.