Firefighter Position

Longview Fire Department - Lateral Firefighter Paramedic

 

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Longview Fire Department - Lateral Firefighter Paramedic

Last updated on September 13, 2021
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Important Information

Longview FD has recently updated our education requirement (no longer requiring an AA degree at time of hire). 

Community Information

See City Website:

http://www.mylongview.com

Department Information

See City website, www.mylongview.com

Area Information

County: Cowlitz
Population: 36,000
# of Staff:

Hiring Status


The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST. Oral board interviews are conducted on an as-needed basis. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service's "rule of five" with the top five candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation and selection.

Visit www.mylongview.com to apply.

Salary Information


Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic  $6,986.55 - $8,089.68 per month

Benefit Information

Medical, Dental, Long-term disability, life insurance, vision, EAP

Longview Fire Department - Lateral Firefighter Paramedic Requirements

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

We will accept CPAT's from PST and the NTN - National Testing Network.

Minimum Age 18
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Required and an acceptable five-year driving record.
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Acceptable personal background.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Acceptable personal background.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
College Requirement Firefighter/Paramedic applicants that do not possess an acceptable Associates Degree will be allowed to test for entry and lateral positions with the City and be placed on the appropriate hiring list in rank order and shall achieve this degree within five (5) years of appointment.
Prior Experience Requirement Minimum 3 years of consecutive experience as a Paramedic/Firefighter in the past 12 months.
EMT Certification Must have State of Washington EMT-Paramedic Certification or National Registry.
Firefighter 1 Certification IFSAC Firefighter I or equivalent.
Paramedic Certification Must have State of Washington EMT-Paramedic Certification or National Registry.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score
Request/Access Scores Twice or More Annually

Contact Information

Longview Fire Department - Lateral Firefighter Paramedic

1525 Broadway
Longview, WA 98632 Cowlitz County
360-442-5004

Website


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


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