POULSBO FIRE DEPARTMENT
911 NE LIBERTY RD
POULSBO, WASHINGTON 98370
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Updated: November 27, 2018
Classification: Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic
In anticipation of hiring in 2019, the Poulsbo Fire Department is establishing eligibility lists for lateral Firefighter/Paramedic. This position requires CPAT, FireTEAM testing which must be completed prior to application submission.
The District requires an employment application and all required documentation as indicated on the application. Applications must be received by the Poulsbo Fire Department, 911 NE Liberty Road, Poulsbo, WA 98370 by January 11, 2019 at 4:00pm.
Poulsbo Fire Department is an approved veteran’s “on-the-job” training employer and you may be eligible for GI Bill® benefits.
Poulsbo Fire Department participates in WSFF Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC); if an applicant has not completed JATC prior to applying, it is expected that the candidate will complete JATC within three years.
Salary and Benefit Information: This position is represented by I.A.F.F. Local #2819. 2018 salary and benefits for 24-hour shift personnel include:
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Department Information: The Poulsbo Fire Department is a combination fire department that serves the 28,000 citizens of Kitsap County Fire District #18. The fire district covers 55 square miles of the Kitsap Peninsula and includes the City of Poulsbo as well as the communities of Keyport and Port Gamble. The Kitsap Peninsula, on the west side of Puget Sound, is ideally located near Seattle, Tacoma, and Bremerton with easy access to the wilderness of the Olympic Peninsula. The District is nearly surrounded by water, including Hood Canal, Gamble Bay, and Liberty Bay. The City of Poulsbo, located on Liberty Bay, is a diverse and rapidly growing community that continues to celebrate a rich Scandinavian heritage, with Poulsbo being referred to as the “Viking City” and “Little Norway on the Fjord.”
Poulsbo Fire provides ‘all hazard’ response to fires, technical rescue, service, and emergency medical incidents which includes the care and transport of both ALS and BLS patients. The Department responds to an average of 10 emergency calls per day out of four fire stations. The line personnel are supported by ten administrative and support personnel, as well as a volunteer battalion. In addition to emergency responses and training, our personnel are regularly engaged in the community performing fire prevention, public education, and community service related activities. The Poulsbo Fire Department operates under the leadership of Chief James Gillard and is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners.
Age: Be 18 years of age or older, at time of application
US Citizen: US citizen or eligible for employment in the U.S.
High School Grad/GED: High School Graduate or equivalent
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Possess and Maintain a valid WA State Driver’s License or obtain one within 60 days of appointment
Ability to Read/Speak English: Able to communicate in English, both orally and in writing
Minimum Requirements to Apply:
Desired Qualification and Experience: