Website Anacortes Fire Department
The City is actively seeking lateral firefighter paramedic candidates excited to join the City of Anacortes Fire Department.
Mission Statement: One Team ALWAYS There for You!
Applications are accepted until January 10, 2022 at 5:00pm.
The Anacortes Fire Department is an All-Hazards Department staffed by 25 career firefighters as well as a part-time volunteer force, which operates out of three stations and responds to approximately 4,000 calls annually. Career staff work a 48/96 schedule and are supplemented by volunteers who fill 12-hour daytime shifts.
Firefighters are involved with fire suppression operations and provides Emergency Medical Service (EMS). Many of the calls respond to emergency medical care.
A civil service process including an oral board (60%) and medical simulation event (40%) will be used to establish a weighted average eligibility list. An overall score of 70% or higher is considered passing. Testing will occur on Thursday & Friday January 27th & 28th, 2022, depending on the number of qualified candidates. More details following position closing date.
Requires a minimum of one year career experience as a firefighter and one year experience as a paramedic, can be completed concurrently. Candidates must have current paramedic certification in Washington State or NREMT. Candidates must have satisfactorily completed Firefighter I and II training at the Washington State Fire Training Academy or an equivalent career level firefighter training program and become certified by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or equivalent. Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s license or be able to obtain upon hire.
To apply for this job please visit www.anacorteswa.gov.