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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by Whatcom County Fire District 1:  Division Chief/Training Officer

Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue Fire District #1 provides fire protection and basic life support emergency medical services (EMS) to an area of approximately 75 square miles within the District’s boundaries. The Fire District has four paid positions: Fire Chief, Assistant Fire Chief (new), and two Captains. Critical to accomplishing our mission is 25 Volunteer Fire Fighters.

The Division Chief is responsible for training, safety and helping ensure a state of operational readiness of a combination fire district. This position provides and conducts a variety of management, technical support and administrative duties in helping oversee day-to-day operations. A member of the District management team, the Division Chief oversees the development and implementation of all training programs and may represent the district in the absence of the Fire Chief or Assistant Fire Chief. Works closely and coordinates with other managers and subordinates in the accomplishment of district goals and objectives.

Salary Range: $81,312-$91,517.

More information is available in the Position Announcement.

First Review: Wednesday, July 29th. (open until filled)

(Posted 7/6/2020)


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue:  Entry-Level Firefighter/Paramedic

Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue (KVFR) provides Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to over 1,200 square miles. The area extends west to east from Indian John Hill to Vantage, and north to south from Blewett Pass to the Yakima County line. All other response services, including fire and hazardous materials are provided within the District that is approximately 280 sq mi. KVFR also contracts for fire protection in areas that border the District.

Salary: 2020 Salary FF/PM $5,926.85- $7243.92

More information is available at the following links: Job Announcement, Job Requirements and Application.

Application Filing Deadline: Monday, August 31st.

(Posted 7/6/2020)


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by Douglas County Fire District #4: Resident Firefighter

The firefighter resides at DCFD4 main station in Orondo, WA. Shifts consist of conducting the business of the department such as apparatus checks, station cleaning and maintenance, washing trucks, landscape care, apparatus maintenance, rolling hose, etc. The resident firefighter will attend and complete resident firefighter school typically beginning in January of each year. This is primarily evenings with a couple weekends.

  • Responds to emergency calls when paged.

  • Flexible scheduling.

  • Additional Stipend shifts available.

  • The resident firefighter attends drills and training with the department.

  • Gear provided.  

Application submission: Interested parties should send an email to joatey@dcfd4.com in order to receive a full job description and application.

Application Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled.

(Posted 7/6/2020)


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by Skamania County Fire Protection District 6:  Fire/EMS Chief.

It is the Chief's job to manage and supervise all the departmental business. Work involves managing the protection of life, the environment and property from injury or damage by fire or other hazard within the Fire District, responding and assuming command at all local emergencies. The Chief is directly responsible to the Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners.

Must have knowledge of firefighting, tactics, fire suppression, prevention, fire investigation, control and training practices. Experienced budget management. Ability to advise and direct subordinates in the performance of their work, knowledge of the area and the challenges that the rural environment present. Radio communications, programming and training. Experienced trainer for fire and EMS. Associate Degree in Fire Science or a combination of experience and training.

View full Job Announcement.

Application Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled.

(Posted 6/10/2020)


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by Mountain View Fire & Rescue:  Deputy Fire Chief

Salary: $150,000 - $155,000

Mountain View Fire & Rescue is located in western Washington just 35 miles south of Seattle and 26 miles north of Tacoma. The district’s boundaries include unincorporated portions of the cities of Auburn, Kent, and Enumclaw, and the district provides fire and life safety to the City of Black Diamond and the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation. The district provides service to roughly 32,000 residents over 70 square miles, out of 8 fire stations. Mountain View’s headquarters are based in Auburn.

Mountain View Fire & Rescue is currently a “combination” department with 22 career firefighters and roughly 60 volunteers. The department responded to 2,219 emergency incidents in 2019. The department’s 2020 annual budget is $6,385,000. Currently, full-time personnel include the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, 4 Captains, 1 Training Officer, 7 Lieutenants, 11 Career Firefighters, and an Administrative Manager & Administrative Assistant. The district is overseen by an elected five-person Board of Fire Commissioners.

A bachelor’s degree in fire science, business management, public administration, or other applicable field from a regionally accredited college or university; or an associate degree and/or a strong combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work is required, along with 10 years of progressively responsible full-time fire service experience, with at least 5 years at the rank of battalion chief or higher. (Please see the complete position profile for additional required and preferred qualifications.)

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at www.prothman.com. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Mountain View Fire & Rescue is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

First Review: Sunday, July 12th (open until filled)

(Posted 6/2/2020)


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by East Jefferson Fire Rescue:  Fire Chief

Under the general direction of five elected members of the Board of Commissioners, the Fire Chief plans, directs, manages, and oversees all activities of the District including fire suppression, hazardous material mitigation, emergency medical services, and administrative support services. The Fire Chief manages the development and implementation of goals, objectives and priorities, establishes appropriate staffing levels and allocates proper resources. In conjunction with the Finance Manager, the Fire Chief develops and manages administration of the budget including the allocation of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies as well as the preparation and implementation of budgetary adjustments.

The Fire Chief participates in labor negotiations and monitors labor contracts throughout the year. The Fire Chief frequently communicates with elected officials and policymakers in both the City of Port Townsend and Jefferson County.

The ideal candidate will be an engaged manager and mentor with a history of building and maintaining strong teams. In addition, the candidate must have demonstrated personal integrity and a proven track record of honesty at all times.

More information is available at https://www.ejfr.org/uncategorized/employment-opportunites/ and the following links:
Job Announcement, Job Description and Application.

Application Filing Deadline: Thursday, July 16th.

(Posted 5/29/2020)