Firefighter Position

Walla Walla County Fire District #4 - Firefighter Paramedic



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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

Vacancies: 2

Testing Deadline: January 20, 2022.

Important Information

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.

Community Information

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 to learn more about the Walla Walla area.

Department Information

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 to learn more about Walla Walla County Fire District #4.

Area Information

County: Walla Walla
Population: 9500
# of Staff: 13 career, 65 volunteers

Hiring Status

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

Salary Information

$58,728 - $77,952/year

Benefit Information

Medical, dental and vision insurance provided for employee and partial dependent premium paid by Fire District.

Disability and life insurance

LEOFF 2 retirement plan

Annual vacation

Walla Walla County Fire District #4 - 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

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
College Requirement No
EMT Certification 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

Contact Information

Walla Walla County Fire District #4 - Firefighter Paramedic

2251 S. Howard
Walla Walla, WA 99362 Walla Walla County


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

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