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Pasco Fire Department - LATERAL


  • Contact Information

    Pasco Fire Department - LATERAL
    P.O. Box 293
    Pasco, Washington 99301
    Phone: 509-545-3473
    Department Website

Agency Added: 01/24/2013 | Last updated: 02/16/2018

Community Information

The City of Pasco is located at the confluence of the Columbia, Yakima, and Snake Rivers and is, therefore, a gateway to the agriculturally rich Columbia Basin. Pasco enjoys great weather, with nearly 300 days of sunshine throughout the year. This wonderful weather, combined with the area's waterways enables residents and visitors to enjoy many outdoor activites from water sports, golf, wine touring to outdoor theater.

Department Information

The Pasco Fire Department provides fire protection to the residents of the City of Pasco and ambulance service to the city and Franklin County. The department does school programs, participates in community events, and provides mutual aid to surrounding communities.

Area Information

  • Population Size: 70,000
  • County: Franklin

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 Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Applicant will not be considered.    
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Applicant will not be considered.    
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes X  
Ability to Read & Speak the Spanish Language Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred, NOT REQUIRED.    
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20 X  
Prior Experience Requirement 3 years active, full time firefighting experience. X  
EMT Certification EMT certification  Washington or national registry. X  
Firefighter 1 Certification IFSAC Firefighter 1 certification. 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.    

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
Automatic1 or more traffic crime convictions in the last 10 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc).
AutomaticSuspension of driver's license within past 10 years.
Automatic2 or more at-fault accidents in past 10 years.
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 10 years.
AutomaticIllegal use of illegal drugs in the last 10 years.
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a fire fighting/paramedic capacity.
AutomaticIllegal opiate use.
AutomaticHallucinogen use within past 10 years. No more than 0 uses total.
AutomaticIllegal use of 1 or more different controlled substances.
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
AutomaticIllegal use of dangerous drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, for any purpose more than 0 times in a lifetime.
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
AutomaticAny juvenile felony conviction.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Employment
AutomaticBeen dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces.
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

Current number of vacancies: 0

Salary Information

FF wage: $23.29-29.11/hour (2600 hours per year). This rate is as of 1/1/13.

Benefit Information

Health & dental (employee & family), vision (employee + family), LEOFF II retirement, 457 deferred comp., life + supplemental life, AFLAC products, VL, SL, holiday cash out; MERP.