Firefighter Position

Everett Fire Department - Firefighter



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Everett Fire Department - Firefighter

Last updated on June 06, 2024
PST Partner Agency since July 18, 2017

Vacancies: 5

Important Information


Interested candidates must complete the written examination via Public Safety Testing to be considered.  Candidates will be contacted via email once when the filing window closes and will be informed about the next steps in the process. 

After the written exam, weighted 20% (pass score 70.00 and above), is completed, a limited number of the top-qualifying applicants will be invited an oral panel evaluation weighted 80%.

Candidates must successfully complete (Pass) the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) prior to an extension of a conditional job offer.  


  • The examination process is designed to sample and measure the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Successful candidates shall be subject to an extensive background to include a Washington State Patrol background inquiry pursuant to RCW 43.43.832.  
  • Hiring offers are contingent upon successful completion of a CPAT, LEOFF medical evaluation, and medical history review, which includes drug testing, and a psychological evaluation is a condition of employment; employment reference check and verification of all applicable certifications.
  • Applicants claiming veterans’ preference points in accordance with RCW 41.04.010 as amended and meeting eligibility criteria must submit form DD214 or other official military separation documentation that clearly indicates an honorable discharge from military service on or before the date filing closes.
  • This job classification is represented by the Everett Firefighters Union, IAFF Local 46.

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 2022 the Department was dispatched to approximately 27,500 incidents with about 23,000 being EMS incidents.

Area Information

County: Snohomish
Population: 110,000
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

Everett Fire Department - Firefighter has 5 vacancies.

Salary Information

2024 Rates

$6,388/ month 

Benefit Information

Everett 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

Verification of a passing CPAT certification is required prior to an extension of a conditional job offer. Non-PST CPATs are accepted, must be within the past year from the date the posting closes.

Minimum Age 21

US Citizen, Lawful Permanent Resident, or deferred action for childhood arrivals recipients (DACA).

High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State driver's license within 30 days 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.

Hiring offers are contingent upon successful completion of a CPAT, LEOFF medical evaluation, and medical history review, which includes drug testing, and a psychological evaluation is a condition of employment; employment reference check and verification of all applicable certifications. 

Multiple Scores from Same Applicant Highest score reported

Everett 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
Drug Usage
Potential Illegal drug use, in any form, will be scrutinized on a case by case basis.
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.
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 - Firefighter

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


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

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