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Longview Fire Department – Firefighter EMT

  • Contact Information

    Longview Fire Department – Firefighter EMT
    1525 Broadway
    Longview, Washington 98632
    Phone: 360-442-5028
    Department Website

Agency Added: 05/07/2018 | Last updated: 10/17/2018

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Department Information

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Area Information

  • Population Size: 36,000
  • County: Cowlitz

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 With acceptable driving record. X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Acceptable personal background X  
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes X  
College Requirement Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited college.

No applicant shall be appointed to the position of Paramedic/Firefighter who has not earned an acceptable Associate’s degree. Candidates may be placed on the eligibility list by the Civil Service Commission if they meet other requirements for application. Only applicants that have at least 45 credit hours toward an Associate’s degree and meet all other requirements for application will be placed on the eligibility list. If the eligibility list is issued to fill a vacancy and applicants are on the list that has not successfully completed an AA degree they will be disqualified and removed from the list.
EMT Certification EMT certification at the time of application.    
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

The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral boards conducted on an as-needed basis. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service “rule of five” with the top five candidates being forwarded to the appointing authority for assessment and consideration when vacancies occur.

Salary Information

$54,321.00 - $79,392.56 per year

Benefit Information

A comprehensive list of benefits can be found on our website – www.mylongview.com

The City provides a comprehensive benefits package that is predominantly employer-paid for full family coverage, which includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, long-term disability insurance, and basic life insurance with buy-up options for the employee, employee’s spouse and dependents. All employees have the option to participate in a 457 deferred compensation program. Other benefits include generous paid leave such as vacation, holidays, and sick leave, and voluntary participation in a tax-deferred medical or dependent 125 plans.