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Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One


  • Contact Information

    Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One
    10222 Bujacich Rd NW
    Gig Harbor, Washington 98332
    Phone: 253-851-3111
    Department Website

Agency Added: 07/01/2014 | Last updated: 02/14/2018

Community Information

The community we serve is located on a 54 square mile peninsula in beautiful Gig Harbor, Washington. Learn more about our maritime city at www.gigharborguide.com.

Department Information

`Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One is a progressive all-hazard Fire Department committed to exceptional internal and external customer service. The Department is made up of eighty-nine (89) full time employees and twenty-five (25) active volunteers that serve a growing community of 45,000 residents, responding to 5,400 alarms last year. In addition to fire response, the Department has an exceptional Medical Division that treats and transports both ALS and BLS patients. The Department also has Technical Rescue, Hazardous Materials, and Wildland Firefighting Teams. We are committed to exceptional training and strongly believe in the core values of teamwork, integrity, safety, and accountability.

Area Information

  • County: Pierce
  • Population: 45,326

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 18 X  
US Citizen Yes X  
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult No adult felony convictions at any time.    
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.    
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Must meet LEOFF II standards. X  
College Requirement No    
EMT Certification Yes X  
Other Tobacco-Free Workplace

This agency allows out of state testing.
   
CPAT You must possess a valid Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) completed within the last 12 months and provide proof of certification when submitting your formal application packet to Pierce County Fire District #5. Test must be administered by a CPAT licensed provider. X  
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
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
PotentialJuvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
PotentialWill review others.
Employment
PotentialWill review terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination.
PotentialWill review if you have 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

Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One will be pulling firefighter candidate names from our Public Safety Testing list on March 30, 2018 and plans on hiring 9 FF/EMT's this year.  More information about our fire district and hiring process can be found at www.gigharborfire.org.


Salary Information

2017 wages - FF/EMT annual salary range $62,916 to $89,700 DOE. An updated contract will change this range.

Benefit Information

Medical/ Dental for Employee and family, plus a monthly contribution to the Employee's HRA. Employer matches deferred compensation contributions up to $625. Educational incentives available.