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South King Fire & Rescue


  • Contact Information

    South King Fire & Rescue
    31617 1st Ave So
    Federal Way, Washington 98003
    Phone: 253-946-7255
    Department Website

Agency Added: 12/19/2016 | Last updated: 12/20/2016

Community Information

Federal Way and Des Moines WA and Unincorporated King County.

Department Information

South King Fire & Rescue, King County Fire District 39.

Area Information

  • County: King County
  • Population: 15,000 Citizens, 41 Square miles

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 21   X
US Citizen Ok if not US Citizen, but need to supply proof of eligibility to work in the United States   X
High School Grad/ GED High School Graduate or GED X  
Driver's License Required Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Must pass a criminal background check. X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Must pass a criminal background check. X  
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Will be tested during Department medical examination.   X
College Requirement No    
EMT Certification EMT not required for hire.    
Firefighter 1 Certification FF1 not required for hire.    
Prior FF Experience Required No prior experience needed.    
CPAT Applicants are required to provide a “current” physical abilities CPAT passing card or letter, from any approved IAFF CPAT Testing agency. CPAT tests are considered “current” for one year from the date a passing score was received. CPAT tests will need to be “current” through March 31, 2017 or later to proceed through the hiring process.

This agency will request a copy of your valid CPAT certification to be sent to them by you at a later date.
   
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    
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
AutomaticNo serious or frequent driving violations.
Drug Usage
AutomaticMust pass illegal drug screen, (including marijuana), in accordance with Department medical examination guidelines.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticMust pass a criminal background check.
Employment
AutomaticLied during any stage of the hiring process.
AutomaticFalsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.

Current Hiring Status

The eligibility list will remain in effect for one year, with oral board interviews conducted on an as-needed basis.

Number of Current Vacancies: 7 or more

Salary Information

Beginning salary $6,053.97 per month.

Benefit Information

100% Employer paid Family Medical/Vision with HRA and WDS Dental Plan
Employer Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Leave and Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Plan, Washington State LEOFF 2 Pension Plan
WSCFF sponsored Short/Long Term Disability Plans and MERP

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