Standby Requests

As the primary provider of pre-hospital medical services in the community we provide all of the medical standbys within its boundaries. We provide donated standbys for most community member requests and a competitive fee schedule for Gila River Enterprises and outside organizations. Should you need a medical standby for an event you are organizing please contact Chief Knight at 520-796-4585 or simply fill out the pdf form to the left and submit by fax or email.

We provide approximately 130 standbys per year for the following types of events:

  • Rodeos
  • Funerals
  • District Picnics/Gatherings
  • Fun Runs
  • Bike Races
  • Competitive Runs/Courses
  • Local and Federal Law Enforcement Training/Missions
  • Festivals
  • Parades
  • Grand Openings
  • Sports Tournaments
  • Fairs
  • Motorsports
  • Large Scale Gatherings
  • Inaugurations
  • Fire Service Training

Fee Schedule

ALS Ambulance                                                                     $165/hr (3 hr minimum)

Ambulance crews consist of one Paramedic (ALS) and one Emergency Medical Technician (BLS).  The ambulance is stocked with Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) medications and equipment. The ambulance is prepared to take care of all medical and traumatic adult and pediatric emergencies. This option has patient emergency transportation capabilities.



Alternative Response Vehicle (ARV)                        ALS- $125/hr (3 hr minimum)
BLS – $115’hr (3 hr minimum)

The all-terrain off road vehicle is used to extract injured or sick patients from areas inaccessible to standard ambulances. This specialty vehicle transports the patient to a first-aid station or awaiting ambulance.  It is staffed with one Paramedic and one EMT (ALS) or two EMT’s (BLS).  This option has limited patient transportation capabilities.



ALS/BLS Responder 
ALS Crew $140/hr (3 hr minimum)
ALS Single $75/hr (3 hr minimum)
BLS Single $65/hr (3 hr minimum)

This resource is comprised of a crew of one State certified Emergency Medical Technician (BLS) and Paramedic (ALS) or one of either who has the qualifications and equipment to provide basic life support or advanced life support depending on the option. This option does not have patient transportation capabilities.



Battalion Chief (supervisor)                                           $100/hour (3 hr minimum)

If 3 or more resources are requested for a large scale event, an on-site Battalion Chief is required.

Standby Request Form Download File
For Standby Requests Contact:
Chief Kevin Knight


*Fees are subject to change.



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