DUVALL FIRE - KING COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT 45
15600 FIRST AVE NE
DUVALL, WASHINGTON 98019
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Updated: August 31, 2020
The District is establishing a list for three entry level firefighter positions with a projected hire date of November 1, 2020. Twenty candidates moving forward in the process will be invited to fill out the District Employment Application. Do NOT fill out the District application until invited to do so.The department requires the candidate PHQ and WAQ. You can access the questionnaires through your candidate account. The PHQ and WAQ must be completed by the closing date (August 31, 2020) or you may not be considered further in the process.Active Duvall volunteer firefighters may use the District's physical capability test from 2020 to satisfy the initial CPAT requirement and do not have to take CPAT for this position.Preliminary hiring schedule and job description are available at www.duvallfire45.com.Salary Information: $5,470.30/month (70% of 1st Class)Benefit Information: Medical, Dental, Vacation, Sick Leave, Deferred Compensation, state retirement (LEOFF)Department Information:King County Fire District 45: The Fire District, formed in 1959, is a political subdivision of the State of Washington. District operations are overseen by a three-person Board of Commissioners elected by its citizens. The District is located in northeast King County, west of Woodinville and between the cities of Carnation and Monroe.The District encompasses about 53 square miles and includes the City of Duvall, the communities of Lake Margaret and Lake Marcel, and surrounding areas. The District boundary is the County line on the North, 244 Avenue NE on the West, and the forest and mountains on the East. The South border is very convoluted but has areas near the roundabout at 124th and Stillwater Hill Road. The District is a combination department with 17 career uniformed personnel, three chiefs, four administrative/support persons, and four volunteer uniformed members. The District provides fire suppression, EMS, Hazmat, rescue, public education, prevention services and have specialty teams for wildland firefighting and marine rescue. The District averages 1100 calls for service per year.The organization is very community-oriented and participates in many local activities. An annual Firefighter Pancake Breakfast typically serves 1500 people.
Career line personnel work one of two schedules: 48/144 four platoon shift with debit days (average workweek of 49.13 hours) or dayshift schedule of Monday through Thursday from 0700 to 1800 (44-hour work week).Population: approximately 14,000
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Degree: Associate Degree from a regionally accredited college or university or the cumulative hour
Washington State EMT or National Registry EMT
IFSAC or Washington State Firefighter I is required.
A driving record and criminal background check will be done. Three moving violations in the
previous three years or any criminal driving violations in the past three years will typically exclude the candidate. Other criminal background will be reviewed on a case by case basis.