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Ocean Shores Fire Department - FIREFIGHTER / EMT

  • Contact Information

    Ocean Shores Fire Department - FIREFIGHTER / EMT
    585 Point Brown Ave NW
    Ocean Shores, Washington 98569
    Phone: 360-289-3611
    Department Website

Agency Added: 01/17/2014 | Last updated: 08/31/2018

Community Information

The City of Ocean Shores, Washington is 1 ½ hours west of Olympia, Washington and is located right on the ocean. Ocean Shores is nationally known for having an excellent atmosphere for relaxation, maintaining an exceptional quality of life, a low crime rate, and a fantastic area for fishing and hunting. The City is approximately 9 square miles and has 6 miles of beachfront and 26 miles of interconnected freshwater lakes and canals. Ocean Shores has approximately 6000 full time residents and experiences nearly 5 million visitors annually.

Department Information

The Ocean Shores Fire Department is a progressive department dedicated to the safety of the people we serve. We provide services in fire suppression, emergency medical services (ALS), rescue services, fire prevention, hazardous materials, public education, and disaster mitigation. We are a combination career/volunteer department. Ocean Shores Fire Department provides service for the City of Ocean Shores and the North Beach area. We currently have 4 ambulances, 3 engines, 1 ladder truck , and 2 brush trucks. We respond out of two fire stations with our primary duty crews working  A, B, C shifts on a 48/96 schedule. In 2016, OSFD responded to 2254 alarms with 82% of calls EMS related and 18% fire related. 

Area Information

  • Population Size: 6,000
  • County: Gray's Harbor

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 18   X
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident. X  
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State Driver's License   X
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None. X  
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Must pass vision exam as part of medical examination.   X
EMT Certification Must have Washington State EMT Certification and be approved to practice in Grays Harbor.   X
Firefighter 1 Certification Must have current Washington State IFSAC Firefighter 1 Certification.   X
Other This agency does not allow out of state testing.    
CPAT Your CPAT must be completed with Public Safety Testing to be valid, CPAT certifications from other fire departments or testing centers will not be accepted.    
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year    
Request/ Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur    

Agency Disqualifiers:

THE FOLLOWING ARE AUTOMATIC AND POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS. APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT APPLY TO OUR AGENCY IF THEY INDICATE ANY OF THE AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS. POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.

Category Disqualifier
Driving
PotentialWill review driving record.
Drug Usage
PotentialNo convictions, will consider others on an individual basis.
Criminal Activity
PotentialNo Adult Felony Conviction within the past 10 years.
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
AutomaticNo Outstanding warrants or charges pending in a criminal court.
PotentialWill review others.
Employment
PotentialWill review terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination.
PotentialWill review been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces.
AutomaticLied during any stage of the hiring process.
AutomaticFalsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.
PotentialWill review others.
Financial
PotentialWill review failure to pay income tax or child support.
PotentialCurrent credit accounts or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Current Hiring Status

No current job openings.

Salary Information

Starting salary: Will be based from the current bargaining agreement between the City of Ocean Shores and IAFF 2109. At the time of posting, the current starting salary is $4,630 per month.

Benefit Information

Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage; Life and Disability Insurance; LEOFF Retirement System; Deferred Compensation Plan; Holiday Pay; Vacation and Sick Leave; Training/Educational Opportunities.