Firefighter Position

East Olympia Fire District 6 - Full - Time Firefighter



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East Olympia Fire District 6 - Full - Time Firefighter

Last updated on October 20, 2020
PST Partner Agency since March 15, 2017

Community Information

The East Olympia area offers a rural lifestyle with quick access to all of the amenities the urban areas offer.

Department Information

Thurston County Fire District 6 is a combination department serving approximately 13,000 residents over 30 square miles. We provide automatic aid to the nearby cities of Lacey, Tumwater, and Olympia,in addition to neighboring fire districts and are part of the working fire assignment to most fires in our area. The department averages 1,000 responses a year. Shift employees work out of two modern stations and have access to a full range of exercise equipment.

Area Information

County: Thurston
Population: 13,000
# of Staff: 12 Career, 6 Part-time, 30 Volunteer

Hiring Status

We are currently testing to establish a list of eligible candidates. 

Salary Information

Per Local Bargaining Agreement

Benefit Information

LEOFF 2 Safety Retirement, Generous Vacation and Sick Leave, Paid Employee and Dependent health coverage.

East Olympia Fire District 6 - Full - Time Firefighter Requirements

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

Successful applicants would expect to participate in a Physical Agility Test conducted by the District unless they have a current CPAT certification.

Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident Yes
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State Driver's License
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
College Requirement No
EMT Certification Thurston County Protocols within 90 Days of hire.
Firefighter 1 Certification IFSAC Firefighter I
Prior FF Experience Required Minimum of two years experience as a volunteer or one year full-time.
Other Driving record consistent with requirements of District Insurance Carrier

Hazardous Materials Operations Certified

Must be able to drive and operate District apparatus.

NWCG Certified Wildland FF II preferred, required within six months of hire date.

Must have completed an accredited recruit academy.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year
Request/Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur

Contact Information

East Olympia Fire District 6 - Full - Time Firefighter

PO Box 578
East Olympia, WA 98540 Thurston County


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

Other East Olympia Fire District 6 positions

Part - Time Firefighter
Assistant Chief - Operations

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