BREMERTON, CITY OF
345 6TH STREET SUITE 600
BREMERTON, WASHINGTON 98337
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Updated: May 26, 2020
Job Classification: Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic
The City of Bremerton is continuously hiring for Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic positions. This position requires both FireTEAM and CPAT testing.
Candidates must complete the City of Bremerton application in order to be considered.
Salary Information: $6,031.02 - $8,615.74
Benefit Information: LEOFF Retirement System – Medical/Dental – MERP – HRA/VEBA – 5.50% Deferred Compensation Match
Department Overview: Bremerton covers 9 square miles of developed land and 11 square miles of watershed. It is bordered by over 14 miles of saltwater beaches. There is also a lake within the city limits with over 2 miles of sandy shoreline.
A one hour ferry ride from downtown Seattle, Bremerton is truly a beautiful city. Guests enjoy the Kitsap Conference Center, two hotels, fine dining, coffee shops, cafes and the Port of Bremerton Marina in the downtown Harborside area. We invite you to enjoy a stroll through the Arts District, Bremerton Naval Museum, Boardwalk, and PSNS Memorial Plaza. Or, walk across the Manette Bridge for more cafes and shopping. A few blocks north of downtown is the beautiful Evergreen Rotary Park. If you love golf, don't miss the city-owned Gold Mountain Golf Course which includes two 18-hole championship courses.
County Information: Kitsap County
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: A valid Washington State driver's license is required and must be obtained prior to date of appointment or another date set by the City.
Possession of and the ability to maintain a valid Washington State Driver’s License.
Vision: Must meet LEOFF standards. See WAC 415-104-595 for causes for rejection.
Academy Certification: Yes
Necessary Certifications: Successful achievement of a nationally registered paramedic certification is required for entry to the examination process.
A valid Washington State driver's license is required and must be obtained prior to date of appointment or another date set by the City. Certification as a State of Washington Emergency Medical Service Paramedic and its continued maintenance is required prior to date of appointment.
Hiring Process: Testing Process:
The written exam and CPAT will be conducted by NTN. The top qualifying candidates will be invited to participate in an oral examination conducted by the City of Bremerton.
Applicants being giving a conditional offer must submit to a thorough background check; driving history, psychological, physical, and medical check; employment reference check; and verification of all applicable certifications. The City of Bremerton uses the “Rule of three” for hiring purposes.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Automatic disqualifiers: Any adult felony conviction. Conviction of any crime under a domestic violence statue. Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Potential disqualifiers: Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed. Juvenile felony convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Driving Disqualifiers: Potential: applicants driving recorded will be carefully reviewed.
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Illegal or prescription drug use, in any form, will be scrutinized on a case by case basis.
Employment Disqualifiers: Automatic: Dishonesty during any stage of the hiring process. Termination from employment for criminal activity or dishonesty.
Financial Disqualifiers: Potential: Current credit accounts, and unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.