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Walla Walla County Fire District #4 - Firefighter Paramedic
Last updated on December 23, 2021
PST Partner Agency since May 17, 2018
Testing Deadline: January 20, 2022.
If you have any questions or concerns , please contact Walla Walla County Fire District #4 at 509-529-1282 and ask to speak to Chief Eastman.
Walla Walla is located along the base of the Blue Mountains. It is a place where scenic beauty, outdoor activities, and a vibrant community come together to create a great place to call home.
Please visit www.wallawalla.org to learn more about the Walla Walla area.
Walla Walla County Fire District #4 is a progressive combination Fire District that provides fire and EMS services to approximately 9500 citizens in the 125 square miles of unincorporated area outside the cities of Walla Walla and College Place. We provide structural and wildland fire suppression, rescue, aircraft rescue and firefighting, emergency medical services, fire prevention and public education with 11 career and 65 volunteer members. We currently provide Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) transport services.
Since 2008, Walla Walla County Fire District #4 has contracted with Port of Walla Walla to provide Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services for the Walla Walla Regional Airport. This collaborative effort with the Port is an efficient and cost effective method to provide ARFF services while also enhancing the level of service provided to the citizens of Fire District #4.
In addition to serving the residents of Fire District #4, we routinely work with neighboring fire departments at emergency incidents utilizing automatic aid and mutual aid agreements. We also participate in state and interstate mobilizations when requested.
The Fire District consists of great members, modern equipment, and well-kept facilities. We set high expectations for all of our members and deliver exceptional service to our citizens. We invite you to join our team.
Please visit our website atwww.wwfire4.com to learn more about Walla Walla County Fire District #4.
# of Staff: 13 career, 65 volunteers
Walla Walla County Fire District #4 - Firefighter Paramedic has 2 vacancies.
The deadline to test for the next hiring cycle is January 20, 2022.
The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with the assessment center and interviews conducted on an as-needed basis. Following the testing process, the candidates will be placed on a ranked list. Vacancies are filled by offering the top candidates an interview with the Fire Chief followed by conditional offers of employment provided to the success candidates. Candidates must successfully complete a medical physical, psychological testing and extensive background investigation to receive a full offer of employment.
Number of Current Vacancies: 2
$58,728 - $77,952/year
Medical, dental and vision insurance provided for employee and partial dependent premium paid by Fire District.
Disability and life insurance
LEOFF 2 retirement plan
Walla Walla County Fire District #4 - Firefighter Paramedic Requirements
|Category||Requirement||Required at time of...|
|Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)||
Yes, required as described below
The agency will conduct their own physical ability test.
|Minimum Age||21 years old|
|US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident||Yes|
|High School Grad/ GED||Yes|
|Driver's License Required||Yes|
|Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult||Convictions will be evaluated on a case by case basis for severity and length of time since conviction.|
|Ability to Read & Write the English Language||Yes|
|Firefighter 1 Certification||Within 12 months from date of hire.|
|Paramedic Certification||Or currently enrolled in a Paramedic training program. See application for details for verification.|
|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|
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