NORTH KITSAP FIRE AND RESCUE
26642 MILLER BAY RD NE
KINGSTON, WASHINGTON 98346
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Updated: March 03, 2021
Position Title: Entry level firefighter
North Kitsap Fire and Rescue is continuously hiring for the position of Entry level firefighter.
Candidates must complete the department application that can be found here. Applications may be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
North Kitsap Fire & RescueC/O Katie Patti26642 Miller Bay Rd NEKingston, WA 98346
The Department also requires the WAQ to be completed.
Salary Information: Generous salary package
Benefit Information: Generous benefit package
Department Overview: North Kitsap Fire and Rescue is a combination department located on the north end of the Kitsap Peninsula. The department is made up of 52 total career staff, including line personnel, mechanics, maintenance facility supervisor, and daytime personnel. Our facilities include four staffed fire stations, an apparatus maintenance shop, and training tower. We average 3,100 responses per year with approximately 65% being emergency medical response. Our services include public education and response to fire, medical, hazardous materials, and wildland fires.Firefighters work a 48/96 schedule and are represented by I.A.F.F. Local #2819.We are proud to serve in the protection of lives and property for the citizens of our fire district.
County Information: Located in the north end of Kitsap County, WA, the fire district serves the communities of Kingston, Suquamish, Hansville, Indianola, and Miller Bay.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Yes, within one year of hire date
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: 1582 standards
College: Not required, but preferred
Academy Certification: National Registry Paramedic Certification, Washington State Paramedic Certification or the ability to obtain one within six months
Prior Experience: Not required, but preferred
Additional Requirements: Must have high school diploma or GED
Hiring Process: Candidates who submit a current CPAT certification and pass the written examination with a minimum score of 70% will be screened. Those who move on will be invited to an oral board interview. A Chief’s interview will be offered to candidates based on recommendation from the oral board panel.
Specific disqualifiers: Felony and criminal activity disqualifiers as determined by a background investigation.
Driving disqualifiers: Acceptable driving record.
Drug use disqualifiers: As determined by background investigation.
Employment disqualifiers: Must pass acceptable background investigation.
Additional disqualifiers: Must pass department requirements for physical and psychological testing.