Firefighter Position

Everett Fire Department - Experienced Firefighter



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Everett Fire Department - Experienced Firefighter

Last updated on January 03, 2023
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Vacancies: 10

Important Information

The deadline to complete the City of Everett Application is March 27, 2022 at 5:00 pm.

Community Information

Located 25 miles north of Seattle and nestled between Port Gardner Bay and the Snohomish River, Everett is the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington. With a diverse community of more than 110,000 people, Everett is home to the Boeing Company’s largest manufacturing facility. Also located in Everett are Paine Field – recently named the "World's Best Regional Airport" by Monocle Magazine, Washington State University’s newest campus, Everett Community College, Providence Regional Medical Center and Naval Station Everett. The Everett Public School District is ranked 8th overall for the state. Our community is experiencing extensive development on our riverfront and waterfront while revitalization projects take place in the downtown core. Everett continues to attract new businesses as well as expansion facilities from employers such as Amazon and FedEx.

The City of Everett is the center of a dynamic and thriving district with something for everyone. The historic downtown is home to a vibrant arts, culture, and music scene, innovative dining, pubs, breweries, and much more. The recreation opportunities are endless and include skiing, hiking, biking, and kite boarding, with the Cascade Mountains to the east and the bay to the west. The City’s Parks and Community Services Department maintain a large network of parks and offers classes and excursions on a year-round basis. Angel of the Winds Arena has a community ice rink, and is home to the Everett Silvertips Hockey Club, and Everett Funko Stadium is home to the Everett AquaSox minor-league baseball team. Visit our city website for more information.

This is an exciting chapter in Everett’s story, and you can be a part of it!

Department Information

The City of Everett employs 6 Engine Companies, 2 Ladder Companies (1 cross staffed), 3 Medic units, and 3 Aid Cars. The department also has cross staffed HazMat and Technical Rescue units. There are six (6) fire stations located throughout the city. There are 180 uniformed firefighters employed. In 2021 the Department had a total call volume of approximately 24,508, of which about 20,735 being EMS incidents.

Area Information

County: Snohomish
Population: 101,000
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

Everett Fire Department - Experienced Firefighter has 10 vacancies.

Vacancies are filled by the Civil Service eligible register. Names of the three top ranked applicants on the Experienced Firefighter certified eligibility list will be forwarded to the appointing authority for additional screenings and selection as vacancies occur.

Recruitment Drive: winter/spring 2022. All candidates must apply through the City of Everett Website. Oral Boards are tentatively scheduled for April 20 and 21, 2022. Top scoring applicants will be contacted during week of April 4th, 2022 to schedule oral panel. Please ensure DD214s are uploaded with your application if you wish to claim Veteran's Preference Points.

Salary Information

$6,107 - $8,717/ month (2023 Rates)

Benefit Information

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Everett Fire Department - Experienced Firefighter Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination No, not required
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Yes, required as described below

Proof of CPAT must be submitted to Fire Department prior to scheduling Chief's Interview.

Minimum Age 21 years
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Possession of, and the ability to maintain a valid Washington State driver license by date of hire.
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Must meet LEOFF II standards.
College Requirement AA degree or above not required but preferred
EMT Certification EMT certified and maintain a current level of certification for the duration of employment.
Firefighter 2 Certification Please see Prior FF Experience Required box below.
Prior FF Experience Required (1) Minimum of one year full time professional firefighter (structural) experience.

(2) Successful completion of the Washington State Fire Academy (equivalencies or reciprocals must be approved by the Fire Chief).

(3) Current certification at the IFSAC FF-I, FF-II and HazMat Ops level OR five years continuous employment as a professional (structural) firefighter (professional includes only those firefighters who are paid full time 40+ hours per week)

(4) Possession of a current State of Washington, Department of Social and Health Services certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and maintain such certification for the duration of employment.

(5) Excellent physical condition.

(6) U.S. Citizenship.

(7) Attainment of the age of twenty-one (21) years.

(8) Possession of, and the ability to maintain for the duration of employment, a current valid Washington State Driver License and maintain such license for the duration of employment.

(9) Attainment of the Fire Department’s standards of physical condition.

(10) Submission to a thorough background check; psychological, physical, and medical check; employment reference check; and verification of all applicable certifications.

(11) Must become FF II by completion of probation.

(12) Successfully complete and maintain Emergency Vehicle Incident Prevention (EVIP) qualifications.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant Highest score reported
Request/Access Scores On dates specified by announcement.

Everett Fire Department - Experienced 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
Drug Usage
Potential Illegal or prescription drug use, in any form, will be scrutinized on a case by case basis.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Potential Juvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Withdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: Criminal activity or dishonesty.
Automatic Been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces.
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.
Potential Terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination will be scrutinized on a case by case basis.
Automatic Failure to pay income tax or child support.
Potential Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Contact Information

Everett Fire Department - Experienced Firefighter

2930 Wetmore Avenue
Suite 5-A
Everett, WA 98201 Snohomish County


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