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Sedro-Woolley Fire Department - Firefighter Paramedic

  • Contact Information

    Sedro-Woolley Fire Department - Firefighter Paramedic
    325 Metcalf Street
    Sedro-Woolley, Washington 98284
    Phone: 360 855-1661
    Department Website

Agency Added: 01/25/2019 | Last updated: 01/25/2019

Community Information

The City of Sedro-Woolley is a community of approximately 10,000 people located in the beautiful Skagit Valley, with the Skagit River forming part of the southern city limits. The city has a rich logging industry heritage and is currently experiencing steady residential and business growth. Sedro-Woolley is the "Gateway to the North Cascades", and is home to the North Cascades National Park Headquarters. Recreational opportunities abound in the area with easy access to both salt water and snow capped mountains.

Department Information

The Sedro-Woolley Fire Department is a full service department providing 24 hour fire fighting and EMS services within the city limits. The department includes 1 Chief, 1 Assistant Chief/Training, 1 Assistant Chief/Operations, 8 full-time fire fighter/paramedics and 20 part-time fire fighters as well as a staff of volunteer fire fighters.

Area Information

  • Population Size: ~10,000
  • County: Skagit

Agency Requirements:

Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 21 X  
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident X  
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Yes X  
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20 X  
College Requirement Recommended, but not required.    
Prior Experience Requirement 1 year experience preferred but not required. X  
EMT Certification Must currently hold certification as an National Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic. X  
Firefighter 1 Certification Yes X  
Paramedic Certification Must currently hold certification as an National Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic. X  
Other This agency does not allow the Remote Testing process.    
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    
Request/ Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur and to establish an eligibility list.    

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 five" with the top five candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.”

Number of Current Vacancies: 0

Salary Information

$6,417 - $6,738 per month

Benefit Information

The city provides an excellent benefits package which compliments the competitive salary and includes longevity pay, vacation leave, sick leave, medical/dental/vision insurance, holiday pay, deferred compensation programs at employee's expense

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