OCEAN SHORES FIRE DEPARTMENT
585 POINT BROWN AVE NW
OCEAN SHORES, WASHINGTON 98569
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Updated: May 26, 2020
Job Classification: Entry-Level Firefighter/Paramedic
The Ocean Shores Fire Department is currently hiring for Entry-Level Firefighter/Paramedic. This position requires FireTEAM and a valid CPAT. All testing must be completed by June 22, 2020.
Candidates must also complete the department application found at https://www.osgov.com/Jobs.html. Applications are due June 22, 2020.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $5,942-$7,894 per month
Department Overview: “We are a cohesive, ambitious fire department that is full ofpositive energy. We are growing quickly, and with growth comes opportunity. Life is better at the beach!”Captain/PM Corey Kuhl
Area Information: Ocean Shores is a peninsula that is 6.6 miles long and 3 miles wide.The west part of the peninsula borders the Pacific Ocean and the east “bay side” borders Grays Harbor. Ocean Shores has 23 miles of fresh waterways, lakes and canals.
Population: Ocean Shores has approximately 6,000 full-time residents and is heavily populated by tourists year-round. The spring and summer months are the peak season with 15,000 to 30,000 visitors per day. The average age of residents is 57 years old.
Age: 18 Years of age
US Citizen: Must be a U.S. Citizen. Legal Resident, or Legally Eligible for Employment in the United States.
High School Grad/GED: High School Diploma or GED required
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Valid Driver’s License with a history acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier.
Necessary Certifications: Must have current Washington State EMT-P Certification at time of hire.
Additional Requirements: Proof of successful completion of CPAT evaluation conducted by National Testing Network, or Public
Safety Testing within the previous 12 months, or prior to invitation to Oral Board and Practical Exam.
If no Firefighter 1 Certification, will be required to participate in an approved IFSAC Fire Academy.
Hiring Process: The CPAT and written tests are conducted through PublicSafetyTesting.com, or NationalTestingNetwork.com.
Candidates with a written test score of 70% or higher will be invited to attend an Oral Board Interview and Practical Skills Assessment on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.
The Oral Board score, and Practical Skills Assessment score will be weighted as 50% each to calculate the candidate’s final score.
After successful completion of the initial testing process, eligible candidates will be invited to a Chief’s interview.
A background investigation, psychological testing, and medical exam will take place after conditional offer of employment.
Veteran’s Credit may be available. If requesting Veteran’s Credit, please submit a DD214 Form with
confirmation of attending Oral Board/Practical Assessment.
Interested individuals should visit PublicSafetyTesting.com, or NationalTestingNetwork.com to find a test date and location. Successful candidates who are invited to attend an Oral Board Interview will also be required to complete and return a City of Ocean Shores Employment Application to:
Dani Smith, HR Specialist / Chief Examiner
City of Ocean Shores
P. O. Box 909
Ocean Shores, WA 98569
360.940.7579 Email: email@example.com
Please note that all testing for this position will be conducted in accordance with the City of Ocean Shores policy and protocols as required by the Stay Home-Stay Healthy proclamation and will take place in a space large enough to facilitate social distancing (maintaining a 6-foot buffer between people) minimizing the potential for COVID 19 transmission.