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Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One - Firefighter/Paramedic


  • Contact Information

    Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One - Firefighter/Paramedic
    10222 Bujacich Road NW
    Gig Harbor, Washington 98332
    Phone: (253) 851-3111
    Department Website

Agency Added: 07/01/2014 | Last updated: 09/23/2016

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/Lawful Permanent Resident 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 & Write the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Must meet LEOFF II standards. X  
College Requirement No    
Paramedic Certification Currently a National Registry or State of Washington Paramedic with a minimum of three years of certification and experience. Graduation from a CAAHEP accredited paramedic training program is required for paramedics not currently licensed in the State of Washington. Those who are not State of Washington certified must be able to obtain State of Washington Paramedic Certification within 30 days of hire. X  
Prior FF Experience Required Preferred. X  
Other Tobacco-Free Workplace.

This agency allows out of state testing.
   
CPAT You must possess a valid a 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.    
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    

Current Hiring Status

More information about hiring status can be found at www.gigharborfire.org under the "About Us" tab.

Salary Information

2017 wages - Firefighter/Paramedic annual salary: $69,241 to $99,698 DOE.

Benefit Information

Medical/ Dental for Employee and family, plus a monthly contribution to the Employee's HRA. Employer matches deferred compensation contributions up to $575. Educational incentives available.