Firefighter Position

DuPont Fire Department - Firefighter



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DuPont Fire Department - Firefighter

Last updated on February 02, 2024
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Important Information

Candidates must obtain an 80% or better on the written test.

Invited candidates must complete: City application, resume, background waiver, copies of certifications including CPAT, three personal references, three professional references, No postmarked applications will be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the disqualifiers, please contact the Fire Chief at 253-912-5246.

Community Information

See City Website

Department Information

The City of DuPont Fire Department has served the citizens of DuPont, WA since April 12, 1951. We are responsible for Fire and EMS services to The City of DuPont’s 5.9 square miles, bordering Puget Sound coastline, and adjacent rural areas. The department serves a residential population just under 9,500 with a growing number of commercial and residential developments.

Area Information

County: Pierce
Population: 9,800
# of Staff: 13

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

Number of Current Vacancies: 0 currently creating a list

Salary Information

$5,485.49 - $7,315.44 per month

Benefit Information

Medical, dental, and vision coverage. Life and disability insurance. LEOFF Retirement System. Holiday pay for shift firefighters. Vacation and sick leave. Education Reimbursement. Department-provided uniforms and safety equipment. Deferred Compensation Plans. Shift schedule is 48/96 (48 hours on duty/96 hours off duty) with 15 Kelly days/year.

DuPont Fire Department - Firefighter Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination Yes, required
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Yes, required as described below

Current CPAT or obtain prior to employment. Candidates are required to submit a certificate to DuPont Fire Department, indicating that they have passed a Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) in the last 12 months.

Minimum Age 18
Citizenship US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Must have a Washington State Drivers Lives at time of Employment offer.
EMT Certification Must be a current Washington State. EMT or National Registry.
Prior FF Experience Required Preferred, but not required
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant

Will consider the highest score of date range selected by Department

Request/Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur

DuPont 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.

Category Disqualifier
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Automatic Falsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.

Contact Information

DuPont Fire Department - Firefighter

1780 Civic Drive
Ste. 102
DuPont, WA 98327 Pierce County


Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: Yes, required
CPAT: Yes, required as described below