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S.E. Thurston Regional Fire Authority

  • Contact Information

    S.E. Thurston Regional Fire Authority
    PO Box 777
    Yelm, Washington 98597
    Phone: 360-458-2799
    Department Website

Agency Added: 11/09/2015 | Last updated: 01/04/2018

Community Information

The Yelm/Rainier area is the 7th fastest growing area in Washington State.

Department Information

Service area of 84 square miles includes the Cities of Yelm & Rainier and the surrounding unincorporated area located in Thurston County. The City of Yelm and Rainier are classified as Suburban with the remaining service area designated as rural. Call volume in excess of 3,500 emergency responses annually. S.E. Thurston currently staffs two stations and is the primary BLS transport agency for our jurisdiction

Area Information

  • Population Size: 30,000+
  • County: Thurston

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 18 X  
US Citizen Must be legally allowed to work in the United States. X  
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis X  
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Yes X  
EMT Certification Yes X  
Firefighter 1 Certification Yes X  
Prior FF Experience Required 6 months experience – career or volunteer    
Other This agency does not allow out of state testing.    
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider all the scores from the same applicant    
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
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal use of illegal drugs in the last 5 years.
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
AutomaticAny juvenile felony conviction.
AutomaticBeen convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
Employment
AutomaticLied during any stage of the hiring process.
AutomaticFalsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.
Financial
PotentialCurrent credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Current Hiring Status

Number of Current Vacancies: 0

Salary Information

Entry level firefighter - $60,456 annual

Benefit Information

100% medical/dental/vision -employee & qualified dependents, 4.5% deferred compensation.