Firefighter Position

REGIONAL FIRE RECRUITMENT CONSORTIUM - Firefighter

 

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The information herein is provided by the respective agency and is only as accurate and as up-to-date as the agency representative(s) update this information. PST is not responsible for the veracity of this data as it is provided directly from the agency. It is ultimately the applicant's responsibility to verify any information about the agency with the agency.

REGIONAL FIRE RECRUITMENT CONSORTIUM - Firefighter

Last updated on January 04, 2021
PST Partner Agency since December 28, 2011

Overview

Maintaining a Consortium applicant list. Each department will obtain names from the consortium list for further testing/processing such as an oral board, background investigation, further testing, etc. Each agency will then establish their own eligibility list. The written testing fee for these three (3) departments is $54. **Please click on the agency names below for information on each agency**

Contact Information

REGIONAL FIRE RECRUITMENT CONSORTIUM - Firefighter


Kirkland, Issaquah, Mercer Island, WA King County

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


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The information herein is provided by the respective agency and is only as accurate and as up-to-date as the agency representative(s) update this information. PST is not responsible for the veracity of this data as it is provided directly from the agency. It is ultimately the applicant's responsibility to verify any information about the agency with the agency.

Eastside Fire & Rescue - Firefighter

Last updated on November 03, 2020
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Important Information

EF&R recruitment is currently closed. Future openings will be posted as soon as they are known.


Community Information

Please visit our website at: https://www.eastsidefire-rescue.org/

Department Information

Eastside Fire & Rescue is a consolidated agency covering 190 square miles, serving King County Fire Districts 10 and 38, and the cities of Issaquah, Sammamish, North Bend, and Carnation. The Agency provides a full range of services including fire suppression, emergency medical services, fire prevention, and public education.

Area Information

County: King
Population: 100,000+
# of Staff: 225

Hiring Status

EF&R recruitment is currently closed. Future openings will be posted as soon as they are known.


Salary Information

2020 4th Class Firefighter Wage at Hire: $5,665.04/mo. /  $67,980.48/annually

 

Firefighter 2020 Wage Scale (annual wages):

4th Class: $67,980.48

3rd Class: $77,691.98

2nd Class: $87,403.48

1st Class: $97,114.98

Benefit Information

Currently includes (but not limited to): Medical/Dental/Vision/Rx coverage for the employee and dependents (100% employer-paid premiums); Employer funded VEBA account; Employer funded MERP account; 457 deferred compensation programs (employer contribution w/no employee match required); tuition reimbursement; education incentive pay; bereavement leave; vacation leave.

Eastside Fire & Rescue - Firefighter Requirements

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

Public Safety Testing (PST) or other CPAT providers will be accepted. CPAT certifications must be provided directly to the agency by the candidate when requested by the agency.

Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident or have the ability to legally work in the U.S. by the time of application.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State Driver's License
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Must successfully pass criminal background check according to department policy.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Must successfully pass criminal background check according to department policy.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Must successfully pass medical physical.
EMT Certification

EMT Certification is NOT required. Fire & EMT Academy will be provided.

Firefighter 1 Certification

FF1 is NOT required. Fire & EMT Academy will be provided.

Prior FF Experience Required Previous FF experience is NOT required.
Other Veterans’ preference points shall be awarded per RCW 41.04.010.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past year.
Request/Access Scores On an as-needed basis. Notice will be posted in advance of accessing scores.

Contact Information

Eastside Fire & Rescue - Firefighter

175 Newport Way NW
Issaquah, WA 98027 King County
425.313.3249

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



PROFILE DISCLAIMER

The information herein is provided by the respective agency and is only as accurate and as up-to-date as the agency representative(s) update this information. PST is not responsible for the veracity of this data as it is provided directly from the agency. It is ultimately the applicant's responsibility to verify any information about the agency with the agency.

Kirkland Fire Department - Firefighter

Last updated on January 05, 2021
PST Partner Agency since March 19, 2012

Vacancies: 3-5

Testing Deadline: February 13, 2021.

Important Information

The Kirkland Fire Department (KFD) will begin the hiring process for entry level Firefighter in March of 2021. We are planning on hiring 20-25 new Firefighters over the next three years. KFD will request a list of eligible candidates from Public Safety Testing on February 15, 2021. Candidates must have completed a PST written test and have a valid CPAT from any verifiable CPAT testing center by February 13, 2021. Interviews will start the week of March 8, 2021.

Kirkland uses "continuous testing" to periodically establish/update the Civil Service Firefighter eligibility list.

Under Kirkland's Civil Service system, only the top-scoring applicants on the written test will be invited to interview for the Firefighter position.

Community Information

Kirkland, incorporated in 1905, is on the northeastern shores of Lake Washington, with stunning views of the Olympic Mountains and the Seattle skyline. With Bellevue and Redmond and Seattle just minutes away, Kirkland provides easy access to urban areas while still maintaining a suburban feel. City now has a population of approximately 81,000 and is the 12th largest city in Washington. Kirkland covers 18 square miles and has nearly 10 miles of shoreline.


THE CITY OF KIRKLAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Department Information

See City Website.

Area Information

County: King
Population: 89,557
# of Staff: 105

Hiring Status

Kirkland Fire Department - Firefighter has 3-5 vacancies.

The deadline to test for the next hiring cycle is February 13, 2021.

The Kirkland Fire Department (KFD) will begin the hiring process for entry level Firefighter in March of 2021. We are planning on hiring 20-25 new Firefighters over the next three years. KFD will request a list of eligible candidates from Public Safety Testing on February 15, 2021. Candidates must have completed a PST written test and have a valid CPAT from any verifiable CPAT testing center by February 13, 2021. Interviews will start the week of March 8, 2021.


Candidates must have completed a PST written test and have a valid CPAT from any verifiable CPAT testing center by February 13, 2021. The minimum qualifications to apply are 1) must be at least 19 years old, 2) must have a high school diploma or GED, 3) be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident or the ability to legally work in the United States by the time of the application.

Salary Information

$6,353 - 8,586/month (2020 rates)  

 

Benefit Information

Medical/Dental/Vision - 100% employer paid for employee and dependents, Life Insurance, LEOFF 2 Retirement, Deferred Comp Plans, Sick/Vacation/Holiday Pay

Kirkland 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

The agency will accept any verifiable CPAT.

Minimum Age 19
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident or have the ability to legally work in the U.S. by the time of application.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult No adult felony convictions at any time.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Within medical standards.
Other Ability to maintain and uphold values and norms of Fire Department.
Employees are our most valued resource.
Customer service - both to our internal and external customers is essential.
We value mutual respect.
We are committed to an environment that fosters change.
We encourage positive communications in all forms.
We believe active participation in decision making strengthens our investment in the organization.
Leaders involve, inform, inspire, and support.
We believe in effective teamwork.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score
Request/Access Scores Quarterly

Kirkland 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
Criminal Activity
Potential Adult and juvenile felony/misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Employment
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

Kirkland Fire Department - Firefighter

123 Fifth Avenue
Kirkland, WA 98033 King County
425.587.3000

Website


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



PROFILE DISCLAIMER

The information herein is provided by the respective agency and is only as accurate and as up-to-date as the agency representative(s) update this information. PST is not responsible for the veracity of this data as it is provided directly from the agency. It is ultimately the applicant's responsibility to verify any information about the agency with the agency.

Mercer Island Fire Department - Firefighter

Last updated on October 29, 2020
PST Partner Agency since March 19, 2012

Area Information

County: King
Population: 23,000
# of Staff:

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. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of five" with the top five candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.

Number of Current Vacancies:  None at this time.

Salary Information

2020 Starting Wage:

$78,083.53

Benefit Information

Medical, Dental, Vision, Long-term Disability, Life Insurance & Deferred Compensation match of 6.73%.

Mercer Island 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

The agency will accept any verifiable CPAT.

Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20 and 20/30 in lesser eye.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year
Request/Access Scores Quarterly

Contact Information

Mercer Island Fire Department - Firefighter

3030 78th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040 King County
206.275.7607

Website


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


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