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Moses Lake Fire Department - FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC

  • Contact Information

    Moses Lake Fire Department - FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC
    701 E. Third Avenue
    Moses Lake, Washington 98837
    Phone: 509-765-2204
    Department Website

Agency Added: 11/07/2011 | Last updated: 09/12/2017

Community Information

The City of Moses Lake is located in central Grant County with a population of approximately 22,080. Moses Lake encompasses 17 square miles and is home to many industries such as Boeing, Genie Industries, REC Silicon, SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers, and many others. Moses Lake is centrally located along I-90 and is only one hour from Spokane and Tri-Cities. Grant County has some of the best recreational activities in the state such as hunting, fishing and boating. We enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year and seldom see a harsh winter.

Department Information

The Moses Lake Fire Department serves the City of Moses Lake providing fire, rescue and advanced life support emergency medical service to its citizens and visitors. The MLFD responds to approximately 3,300 calls a year (2009) and expects to see the call volume increase in the future. The MLFD is a combination department with 34 full time employees and 8 volunteers. The MLFD is an I.A.F.F. affiliated department and is proud of its employees and the services we provide. The MLFD seeks employees who enjoy a fun work atmosphere, take pride in their work and can work as a team.

Area Information

  • Population Size: 22,080
  • County: Grant

Agency Requirements:

Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 21   X
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.   X
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State Driver's License   X
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None   X
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.   X
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes   X
Vision Requirements In accordance with NFPA 1582.   X
Prior Experience Requirement Prior experience preferred but not required.    
Firefighter 1 Certification Preferable    
Paramedic Certification Yes X  
Other This agency does not allow out of state testing.    
CPAT Your CPAT must be completed with Public Safety Testing to be valid, CPAT certifications from other fire departments or testing centers will not be accepted.    
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year.    

Current Hiring Status

Number of Current Vacancies: 1 potential for FF/Paramedic

Salary Information

FF/EMT $55,432 Entry $69,290 Top Step 

FF/ Paramedic $60,975 Entry $76,218 Top Step

Captain $66,518 Entry $83,147 top Step

Benefit Information

Full medical, dental, and vision for employee and dependents