CENTRAL KITSAP FIRE & RESCUE
5300 NEWBERRY HILL ROAD
SILVERDALE, WASHINGTON 98383
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Updated: October 06, 2020
Job Classification: Entry-Level Firefighter/Paramedic
Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue is building an ongoing eligibility list for an Entry LevelFirefighter/EMT.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PHQ as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.
Salary Information: Generous Salary PackageBenefit Information: Generous benefit package.More compensation information is available on the website
Contact Information: CKFR Human Resourceshr@ckfr.org
Department Overview:Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue is a progressive combinationdepartment located 1 hour west of Seattle. CKFR is one of the largest fire service providers on the Olympic Peninsula. We're comprised of 86 career, 50 volunteer, and 25 administrative staff members. CKFR provides emergency response services from ten fires stations, six career staffed stations and four all-volunteer stations.
The state of the District is strong and Kitsap county continues to experience tremendousgrowth. CKFR averages 8,000 calls for service annually, with 75% being emergency medical response. our services include fire suppression, public education, technical rescue, hazardous materials, wildland-interface suppression and full emergency medical services.
We are dedicated to our mission of the preservation and protection of life, property, and theenvironment and are guided by our core covenants: integrity, loyalty, duty, and respect.
Area Information:Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue is located on the Puget Sound one hour's ferry ride from Seattle. Silverdale is an urban, non-incorporated town with several retail businesses. A new YMCA as well as restaurants, a major mall and several coffee shops frame the town. The Olympic Mountains are 90 minutes from Silverdale. The Olympics are known for their hiking, fishing and beauty. Kitsap County has the largest shoreline of any county in the state. As such fishing and boating are popular here.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: 1582 standards
College: Not required, but preferred
Academy Certification: Not required, but preferred
Prior Experience: Not required, but preferred
Necessary Certifications: Paramedic
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: Must have HS/GED. Prefer AA degree or higher in fire science or related field.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: As determined by background investigation.
Driving Disqualifiers: Acceptable driving record.
Drug Use Disqualifiers: As determined by background investigation. Must be non-user of tobacco products.
Employment Disqualifiers: Must pass acceptable background investigation.
Financial Disqualifiers: Must pass acceptable background investigation.
Additional Disqualifiers: Must pass Department requirements for physical and psychological testing.
Driving Disqualifiers:: Acceptable driving record.
Drug Use Disqualifiers:: As determined by background investigation. Must be non-user of
Employment Disqualifiers:: Must pass acceptable background investigation.
Financial Disqualifiers:: Must pass acceptable background investigation.
Additional Disqualifiers:: Must pass Department requirements for physical and psychological
Additional Information: Conditional offers include passing all tests, including a proficiency
exam with Kitsap County EMS.