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Arlington Fire Department - Firefighter
Last updated on October 05, 2019
Population: 18,270 as of 2013
# of Staff:
Sick leave accrual of 12 hours per month.
Longevity pay: 1%-3% per month (beginning after 5 years of service)
Education incentive pay: 2%-6% per month (depending on degree)
15 Kelly days per year.
Uniforms and equipment provided by Employer.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, MERP
Arlington Fire Department - Firefighter Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
|US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident||US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.|
|High School Grad/ GED||Yes|
|Driver's License Required||Yes|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Yes|
|Vision Requirements||Ability to pass LEOFF physical|
|Firefighter 1 Certification||Yes|
|Prior FF Experience Required||1 year volunteer experience in Municipal Fire Department or Fire District.|
|Current Hiring Status||Test results are kept on file and valid until their expiration date. Oral boards are scheduled on an as-needed basis. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of five" with the top five candidates scheduled for Chief's interview; background investigation and medical and psychological examinations.|
|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 only consider the most recent score|
|Request/ Access Scores||On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur|
Arlington Fire Department - Firefighter 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.