Firefighter Position

Sedro-Woolley Fire Department - Full Time Firefighter/EMT



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Sedro-Woolley Fire Department - Full Time Firefighter/EMT

Last updated on March 31, 2024
PST Partner Agency since October 24, 2023

Vacancies: 8

Community Information

The City of Sedro-Woolley is a community of approximately 11,500 people located in the beautiful Skagit Valley. Sedro-Woolley is known as the “Gateway to the North Cascades” because it is located on the western edge of the majestic Cascade Mountain Range in northwest Washington State. Sedro-Woolley is a great place to work and play. The city is situated south of Mount Baker National Forest, west of the North Cascade National Park, along the banks of the Skagit River and about 30 minutes east of Puget Sound. Located east of I-5 at the junction of Highway 20 and Highway 9, Sedro-Woolley is perfectly placed for anything outdoors. Sedro-Woolley is a young city with a median age of 34. Sedro-Woolley continues to grow with the thriving industrial development and recent expansions of the Port of Skagit County within the city limits. The Sedro-Woolley School District consists of 3 elementary schools, a newly renovated Cascade Middle School and Sedro-Woolley High School within the city limits and 4 additional elementary schools just outside of the city limits. Sedro-Woolley is the home to community-wide celebrations including Loggerodeo, Blast From the Past, Halloween Parade and the Christmas Parade.

Department Information

The Sedro-Woolley Fire Department is a full service department providing 24 hour fire fighting and EMS services within the city limits. The department includes 1 Chief, 1 Assistant Chief/Training, 1 Assistant Chief/Operations, 8 full-time fire fighter/paramedics and 20 part-time fire fighters as well as a staff of volunteer fire fighters.

Area Information

County: Skagit
Population: ~11,500
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

Sedro-Woolley Fire Department - Full Time Firefighter/EMT has 8 vacancies.

We have immediate openings as a result of a levy lid lift.  Candidates that are eligible, and meet requirements will be notified of Oral Boards after the deadline of March 1, 2024 at 4pm. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of five" with the top five candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for Chiefs interview.

Number of Current Vacancies: 8

Salary Information

$6822-$7678 per month

Benefit Information

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • LEOFF2 retirement
  • Vacation & Sick Leave
  • MERP

PERS 2/3, Washington Sick Leave

Sedro-Woolley Fire Department - Full Time Firefighter/EMT Requirements

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

PST or any verifiable and valid CPAT to be considered. CPAT must not be more than 6 months older than application deadline.

Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State Driver's License
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20
College Requirement Recommended, but not required.
Prior Experience Requirement 1 year experience preferred but not required.
EMT Certification Must currently hold certification as an National Registered Emergency Medical Technician.
Firefighter 1 Certification Yes
Prior FF Experience Required Yes
Prior EMT Experience Required Yes
Body Decorations Yes
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider all the scores from the same applicant
Request/Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur and to establish an eligibility list.

Contact Information

Sedro-Woolley Fire Department - Full Time Firefighter/EMT

325 Metcalf Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284 Skagit County
360 855-1661


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

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