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DuPont Fire Department


  • Contact Information

    DuPont Fire Department
    1780 Civic Drive
    Ste. 102
    DuPont, Washington 98327
    Phone: 253-964-8414
    Department Website

Agency Added: 12/04/2018 | Last updated: 01/16/2019

Community Information

See City Website

Department Information

The City of DuPont Fire Department has served the citizens of DuPont, WA since April 12, 1951. We are responsible for Fire and EMS services to The City of DuPont’s 5.9 square miles, bordering Puget Sound coastline, and adjacent rural areas. The department serves a residential population just under 9,500 with a growing number of commercial and residential developments.

Area Information

  • County: Pierce
  • Population: 9,800
  • # of Staff: 13

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    
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Yes   X
EMT Certification Current (within 12 months) Washington State Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification or National Registry, current (within 12 months) CPAT or able to obtain prior to employment, at least 18 years of age, High School graduate, and Washington State Drivers' License or ability to obtain within 60 days of employment.    
Prior FF Experience Required Preferred, but not required    
Other This agency does not allow Remote Testing.    
CPAT Candidates are required to submit a certificate to DuPont Fire Department, indicating that they have passed a Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) in the last 12 months.    
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
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
Employment
AutomaticFalsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.

Current Hiring Status

The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted on an as-needed basis. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of three" with the top three candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.

Number of Current Vacancies: Creating a List

Salary Information

Top Step: $6,598 per month

Benefit Information

Medical, dental, and vision coverage. Life and disability insurance. LEOFF Retirement System. Holiday pay for shift firefighters. Vacation and sick leave. Education Reimbursement. Department-provided uniforms and safety equipment. Deferred Compensation Plans. Shift schedule is 48/96 (48 hours on duty/96 hours off duty) with 13 Kelly days/year.