BENTON COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT 4
2604 BOMBING RANGE ROAD
WEST RICHLAND, WASHINGTON 99353
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Updated: June 16, 2021
We are comprised of a combination staff including 17 career staff and about 35 volunteers, with 6 of the volunteers being interns or live-in residents at Station 420. We operate out of two stations, with a third station under construction, expecting to be completed in December 2020.
The district handles about 1600 calls per year, including mutual and automatic aid with neighboring departments. The career and resident staff work a modified Detroit 24 hour shift schedule with Kelly Days.
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Must obtain Washington driver's license upon employment
Lateral Entry/Prior Experience:
Consideration will be made for those applicants that are currently employed or volunteer with another fire district/department. The minimum standards must still be met and a passing score (70%) will be required in all aspects of testing in order to advance in the process. Preference points will be added to the final score prior to establishing a hiring list.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Licenses, Certifications and other Requirements: Required Licenses and Certifications
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers
Successfully pass a national criminal background check
Must have and maintain an insurable driving record – no more than 3 moving violations within a 3 year period
Drug Use Disqualifiers
2006.Benton County Fire District #4 is committed to operating a drug and alcohol-free workplace
Must be able to pass the CPAT. Must be able to successfully pass the fire district medical physical examination, a background investigation and a psychological evaluation.
Must be able to be bondable