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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by Yakima County Fire District #4:  Fire Chief

Yakima County Fire District #4 serves the residents of Terrace Heights, Moxee and all the area east of the Yakima River from ridge-top to ridge-top. The District is comprised of 3 stations covering fire response encompassing 23,000 citizens in an area of 125 square miles. In 2019, the department responded to 1,219 emergency incidents. The District operates on a 2020 annual fire budget of $2,700,000 and an EMS budget of $267,777. Currently, the department is staffed by 15 full-time personnel, including the Fire Chief, 3 Shift Captains, Training Director Captain, 3 Shift Lieutenants, 6 Firefighters and an Administrative Director. There are also approximately 24 Part-Time-Paid/Volunteer Firefighters.

Working under the direction of the Board of Fire Commissioners, the Fire Chief is the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of the District. The Chief oversees and facilitates daily operations, including administration, payroll and purchasing, development of the budget, monitoring and approving expenditures, operational planning and risk management, and the planning, interpreting, and implementation of fire district policies and procedures.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in fire science, public administration or a closely related field is preferred. A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible fire service command experience with a multi-station department is preferred. Consideration will be given to any combination of education and experience that would reflect meeting the qualifications.

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. Yakima County Fire District #4 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

First Review - Application Filing Deadline: Sunday, May 17th. (Open until Filled)

(Posted 4/8/2020)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by Garfield County Fire District #1:  Fire Chief with Strong EMS Background

GCFD #1 is based in Pomeroy, WA, and led by an elected three-member Board of Commissioners. The new Chief should be able to implement positive change and be a personable and effective leader in the department and community.

This is a full-time position with salary based on experience and education. The ideal candidate should have a college degree from an accredited college or university, have 10 years of progressive fire experience with two years as a staff officer, possess a valid driver’s license, a current EMT license, and willing to relocate to within five miles of the fire station. his position requires the Chief to respond as an EMT on daily ambulance runs and act as incident command for all types of calls.

The Chief is expected to follow a regular work schedule of weekday on-call hours from 0700-1900, with regular office hours from 0800-1700, Monday-Friday. Responsibilities include operations oversight, training development, public education, and all administrative tasks as assigned by the Commissioners. The Fire Chief is responsible for daily vehicle maintenance and readiness, weekly training, regional meetings, implementing interagency agreements, and actively recruiting new members.

SALARY RANGE: $5,000 to $8,000 monthly, based on experience.

BENEFITS: Competitive benefit package including sick leave, PTO, LEOFFS 2, and paid holidays.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: The District Office will send application packets upon request. To apply, please call 509-843-1533, email gdweymouth@outlook.com, or in-person at 949 Main St., Pomeroy, WA. Garfield County Fire District #1 is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Filing Deadline:  Friday, May 1st.

(Posted 4/6/2020)


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by Columbia Walla Walla Fire District 2:  Part Time Fire Chief of a Volunteer Fire Department

Fire Chief needed with strong EMS background. The fire district has a portion of its district in Walla Walla County and a portion of its district in Columbia County Washington and is led by an elected six-person Board of Commissioners. The new chief should be able to be an effective leader to the department and community. Waitsburg, WA is a rural community located in the Southeast corner of Washington State.

This is a part-time position with pay based upon experience and education. The ideal candidate should have Five years’ experience as an active volunteer fire fighter or three years’ experience as a full-time paid firefighter. Five years supervisory experience is also preferred. The ideal candidate shall possess a current Washington State Drivers License and live within 10 miles of the city limits of Waitsburg, WA. The chief is expected to follow a regular work schedule that is mutually determined by the BOC and the Chief. Responsibilities include Planning, Oversight, Budgeting, Administration, Operations, as well as other responsibilities as outlined in the Job Description.

Interested parties should send an email to Clerkfire2@hotmail.com with the email description stating “Interest in Fire Chief Job Application”. Please include a letter of interest as well as a list of qualifications with your email. Hard copies of a letter of interest and list of qualifications can be mailed to CWWFD2, PO Box 925, Waitsburg, WA 99361 should an applicant prefer not to use email. Once a letter of interest is received, a full job description and job application will be emailed to you. Columbia Walla Walla Fire District 2 is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Filing Deadline:  Friday, May 1st.

(Posted 4/3/2020)


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by Griffin Fire Department:  Fire Chief.

The Thurston County Fire Protection District 13, also known as Griffin Fire Department, has made it a mission to promote, deliver, and preserve a feeling of security, safety, and a quality level of service to the citizens of the community. During a normal work day, the Chief is responsible for the total operation of the fire district. Responsibilities may include developing plans for fire protection, water systems, station locations, disaster preparedness, and communications. Duties may also include developing budgets, hiring employees, setting district goals, allocating expenditures, responding to fires, and evaluating district effectiveness and district members. The Chief’s position works under the general supervision of the Board of Fire Commissioners.

If you are interested, please submit your resume, cover letter, application form, questionnaire and three professional references for the Fire Chief position by email to admin@griffinfd.org. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Griffin Fire Department Office Manager, Rosemary Mesa-Walton, at (360) 866-9000 or by email at rmesa-walton@griffinfd.org.

Supporting Documents: Job Announcement | Position Description | Fire Chief Questionnaire | Application Form.

Application Filing Deadline:  Thursday, April 30th.

(Posted 4/1/2020)


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by North Mason Regional Fire Authority:  Entry Level and Lateral Paramedic/Firefighters.

The North Mason Regional Fire Authority is currently seeking applications to fill anticipated openings for the positions of Entry Level and Lateral Paramedic/Firefighters. Paramedic/Firefighters are responsible for providing skilled emergency medical care and transport of victims of sudden illness and injury. Authority Paramedic/Firefighters are also responsible for performing tasks required to combat, extinguish and prevent fires, as well as protect life and property through rescue, public education and other emergency service activities. Additional duties include support services under the supervision of a shift Captain, including but not limited to training, maintaining equipment and quarters and other Authority related activities.

Authority Paramedic/Firefighters are critical in meeting the Authority's mission to Safeguard North Mason Communities.

The Authority plans to invite qualified applicants to the Assessment Center held on May 14, 2020, which will include both written and practical exams. To obtain a complete application packet, visit the Fire Authority’s website at www.northmasonrfa.com. Please contact Captain Ryan Cleveland at testing@northmasonrfa.com or 360-801-0590 with any questions regarding the application and testing process. Please submit your application with all required materials to NMRFA Headquarters Station 21 located at 460 NE Old Belfair Hwy, Belfair WA or by mail to the address below:

North Mason Regional Fire Authority
Attn: Captain Ryan Cleveland
PO Box 277
Belfair, WA 98528-0277

Application Filing Deadline:  Friday, May 1st, 5:00 pm.

(Posted 3/27/2020)