WEST THURSTON REGIONAL FIRE AUTHORITY
10828 LITTLEROCK RD. SW
OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON 98512
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Updated: June 25, 2020
Job Classification: Resident Firefighter-EMT
The West Thurston Regional Fire Authority is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Resident Firefighter/EMT.
Please submit a Letter of Interest to be considered for this position. Your letter of interest should include a statement of intent to apply, why you are interested in the resident program, why you believe you would make a good fit, and lastly a statement of applicable experience.
Salary Information: $66.00 per diem reimbursement rate per 24 hours
• Reimbursement Benefits:
o $66.00 per diem reimbursement rate per 24 hours
o Annual Training and Event Incentives
o Patient transport Participation $25.00 per transport (EMT)
o $5,000 Annual Tuition Reimbursement & Dorm Room
• Medical Benefits:
o NFPA 1582 Medical Physical
o Optional Medical/ Dental Insurance Coverage
• Retirement, Disability, LODD, AD&D Benefits:
o Short & Long Term Disability Lost wage=$600 per week max
o $50,000 Life Insurance
o $29,000 AD&D 24 hour
o Board of Volunteer Firefighters- Retirement, Disability, and LODD Benefits
o 24 hour Employee Advisory Program
• Training Benefits/ Preference:
o IFSAC Firefighter II Training
o Career Position Preference Points (for active members)
Department Information: WTRFA is a progressive organization and a regional leader in community service and gained efficiencies through consolidation. WTRFA delivers comprehensive emergency services including Fire suppression, Rescue, EMS and BLS patient transport from 4-5 staffed stations. Services are delivered by a combination of career and volunteer public service professionals.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Candidate must pass fit-for-duty medical physical and psychological evaluations
College: Preferred but not required
Prior Experience: Preferred but not required
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers:
Candidates must pass criminal background investigation
Candidates must pass driving record evaluation
Drug Use Disqualifiers:
Candidates must pass drug screening.
Lying of falsifying documents during any stage of the hiring process. Dishonorable discharge from United States armed forces.
Position Details: The successful candidate may work every 3rd day 14 hour weekday/ 24 hour weekend (144 hours per month)