Firefighter Position

Enumclaw Fire Department - Resident Volunteer Firefighter



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Enumclaw Fire Department - Resident Volunteer Firefighter

Last updated on September 17, 2020
PST Partner Agency since August 27, 2015

Community Information


Department Information

The Enumclaw Fire Department provides fire and EMS services to the greater Enumclaw Plateau and Cumberland community. We serve roughly 24,000 residents and run approximately 2400 calls for service each year.

Our district is governed by a Board of Commissioners who is elected by the residents of the fire district. Operationally our department is managed by the Fire Chief, Randy Fehr. Our headquarters station is staffed 24/7 with a minimum of one career captain and three firefighter/EMTs. Career staff employees are represented by IAFF Local 3931. Our Headquarters station is supplemented by two outlaying stations that are staffed part-time with live-in residents. We have approximately 30 dedicated volunteer firefighter/EMTs that augment staffing at all three of our stations.

Area Information

County: King
Population: 24,000
# of Staff: 16 Career and approximately 30 Volunteers/Residents

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.

Benefit Information

Resident Firefighters are provided housing and a stipend in exchange for their service to the fire district. Please call/email for details.

Enumclaw Fire Department - Resident Volunteer Firefighter Requirements

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

Our agency will only accept PST's CPAT. Your CPAT must be completed 180 days (~6 months) before or after your passing written exam.

Candidates must successfully complete (Pass) a PST CPAT within the six months prior to the closing date.

Minimum Age 18
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Subject to physical exam
College Requirement No
EMT Certification Preferred but not required.
Prior FF Experience Required Preferred but not required.
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

Enumclaw Fire Department - Resident Volunteer 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
Automatic 1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 5 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc.)
Automatic 3 or more moving violations in past 3 years.
Potential Driving Records that indicate a pattern of infractions will be reviewed on a case by case basis and may be forwarded to our insurance provider to confirm compliance with policy requirements. All drivers subject to WSP driving record check.
Drug Usage
Automatic No illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
Automatic Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Potential All members are subject to drug testing.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Potential Juvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Potential All members are subject to through background investigations prior to membership being offered.
Automatic Lied during any stage of the hiring process.
Automatic Falsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.

Contact Information

Enumclaw Fire Department - Resident Volunteer Firefighter

Josh Hettick
Enumclaw, WA 98022 King County


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

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