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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by Gig Harbor Fire Medic One:  Lateral Paramedic.
Work Schedule: Non-Standard; 24-hour shifts.
Pay Range: $85,926 - $107,407 (per IAFF contract)
• Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (LEOFF)
• Medical/Dental/Vision
• Deferred Compensation
• Educational Incentives
Click here for the position announcement.  Application Filing Deadline:  Monday, February 10, 2020.

(Posted 1/10/2020)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by City of Lynden:  Firefighter/EMT.
Work Schedule: Non-Standard; 24-hour shifts.
Pay Range: $69,861.61 - $86,248.81 (per IAFF contract)
• Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (LEOFF)
• Medical/Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
• Voluntary Flexible Benefits/Cafeteria Plan
• Vacation Leave & Paid Holidays
Click here for the position announcement. Application Filing Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020 at 4:00 pm.

(Posted 1/9/2020)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by WFCA:  Finance Manager. Full time, Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm. Click here for the position announcement. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled.

(Posted 12/13/2019)

FOR SALE by Spokane 13:  Surplus 2008 Harbor Guard 20’ Firehawk Boat with Trailer. Twin Mercury Optimax V6 200 HP (2-stroke) Sport Jet, Mercury Jet drives 7¼” SS impellers, Jet Drive Diverter Pump System, Dual collapsible dive platform doors, and Bow mounted fire monitor. Asking $20,000. For additional information or pictures please contact Chief Keith Yamane at 509.226.1482 or keith@newmanlakefire.net.

(Posted 12/4/2019)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by North Whidbey Fire and Rescue:  North Whidbey Fire & Rescue is actively seeking to hire a new Fire Chief. The new Fire Chief must be willing and able to take the lead in implementing positive change, knowing full well that the District’s dedicated staff is looking forward to making the Department the finest that it can be.

North Whidbey Fire and Rescue is a combination volunteer and part paid Fire Protection District governed by an elected three-member Board of Fire Commissioners. The Fire Chief reports directly to the Board of Commissioners. The ideal candidate will have ten (10) years of progressively responsible fire service experience in a similar combination department.

Summary of Job Classification: This is an FLSA 7(k) exempted position. Typical schedule consists of 43 hours per week plus response to major calls. Responsibilities include all areas of administration and operations including oversight, development and direction of the training and safety program for the volunteer and paid on call staff; public education, pre fire plans, Fire and EMS response, leadership, and administrative tasks as assigned by the Board of Commissioners.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, highly skilled and have excellent communication skills. The new Fire Chief must exhibit a professional style that includes participative, situational, and transformational leadership.

A full job description and application packet can be found on our website at www.nwfr.org or by contacting the district office at 360.675.1131 or stop by during business hours (8:00-5:00) at 770 NE Midway Blvd. #201, Oak Harbor WA 98277. Electronic submissions to Monica@nwfr.org. North Whidbey Fire and Rescue is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Filing Deadline: Friday, January 3, 2020
Application Review with Recommendation of Candidates: January 6-9, 2020
Skype/Phone interview: January 14, 2020
Finalist Interview Process: February 3-4, 2020
Target Start Date: February 11, 2020.

(Posted 11/27/2019)

FOR SALE by Skykomish Fire Department:  The department has the following equipment for sale:

1.  2000 Ford E450 Road Rescue Ambulance; $14,000 or best offer.


  • VIN 1FDXE45F3YHA27321
  • Diesel Engine 7.3 liter Power Stroke
  • 84,000 miles
  • Like new condition Stryker Cot EZ Pro R4 and other equipment may be included

2.  Stanley Manufacturing 80 gallon CAF Tank with air hoses and regulator. Manufactured in 1999. $600 OBO.

3.  1994 International 4900 DT466 E-one Crew Cab, Manual 5 speed Transmission, 500 gallon water tank, 30 gallon foam, 250 gpm Hale PTO CBP3, 22’ Duo Safety 3-section ladder, 10-20’ Duo Safety roof ladder, 8’ Duo Safety folding ladder, Hannay hose reel w/ 200’ of 1” hose, 2 – 2.5” x 10’ hard suction SCBA brackets, Kenwood VHF radio Refurbished in 2010. VIN: 1HTSDAAN5SH597473, Mileage: 37,308, Hours: 2409. $20,000.00 OBO.

For additional information or pictures regarding the above equipment, please contact Chief James Knisley kcfd50@gmail.com or call 425.210.7800.

(Posted 9/27/2019)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by South County Fire:  Fire Chief (Snohomish County, Washington). Annual salary: $183,000 - $228,000. South County Fire is a Regional Fire Authority that provides fire and emergency medical services to a population of over 250,000 in unincorporated areas of southwestern Snohomish County and the cities of Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace and Brier. Created by voters in August 2017 as a merger of Snohomish County Fire District 1 and the City of Lynnwood Fire Department, South County Fire (SCF) is governed by a board of seven elected commissioners. SCF provides full-time staffing at 14 fire stations and all of SCF’s over 270 firefighters are certified as either emergency medical technicians or paramedics. In an average year, SCF responds to nearly 30,000 calls, with over 85 percent of those calls being for emergency medical aid. South County Fire operates on a 2019 budget of $66,997,728 with 316 total FTEs.

Under the Board of Fire Commissioners and supervising all organizational personnel, the Fire Chief administers and directs all activities of the Regional Fire Authority, ensuring that all operations and programs are efficiently and effectively carried out. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field, and a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible fire service chief officer experience in a comparable-sized department is required. Applicants should have advanced fire service or management training such as NFA Executive Fire Officer Program; CFOD is highly desirable. A master’s degree in Business or Public Administration is preferred, along with experience working through consolidations or mergers.

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206.368.0050. South County Fire is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 29, 2019 (open until filled).

(Posted 8/20/2019)