Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue - Silverdale, Washington

Application Deadline:

Salary Information

5,335 monthly

Job Description

CENTRAL KITSAP FIRE & RESCUE5300 NEWBERRY HILL ROADSILVERDALE, WASHINGTON 98383 Updated: April 09, 2015Job Classification:  Firefighter/ParamedicCentral Kitsap Fire & Rescue is building an ongoing eligibility list for Firefighter/Paramedic.  This position requires FireTEAM through National Testing Network (NTN) and a valid CPAT.  Salary Information:  $5335.19 - $7621.69Benefit Information:  Generous benefit package.Contact Information: Tammy SargeantHR Assistanttsargeant@ckfr.orgDepartment Overview:  Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue is a progressive combination department located 1 hour west of Seattle.  This urban and rural fire district has 77 line firefighters and roughly 50 active volunteer members.  CKFR provides fire & EMS services including transport of the sick and injured.  Employees are expected to adhere to our Core Values, and desire a mentally and physically challenging work environment.  CKFR has a long history of developing employees to higher levels within the organization.Area Information:  Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue is located on the Puget Sound one hour's ferry ride from Seattle.  Silverdale is an urban, non-incorporated town with several retail businesses.  A new YMCA as well as restaurants, a major mall and several coffee shops frame the town.  The Olympic Mountains are 90 minutes from Silverdale.  The Olympics are known for their hiking, fishing and beauty.  Kitsap County has the largest shoreline of any county in the state.  As such fishing and boating are popular here.Population:  68,716

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: Entry

Job RequirementsAge: 21US Citizen: YesHigh School Grad/GED: YesValid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: YesAbility to Read/Speak English: YesVision: 1582 standardsCollege:  Not required, but preferredAcademy Certification:  YesPrior Experience: Not required, but preferredNecessary Certifications:      •Be certified as a Washington State EMT-P, or have National Registry EMT-P and obtain Washington State certification within 90 days of hire.      •Be able to comply with all state and Kitsap County policies, procedures, protocols, and directives at time of hire.      •Possess IFSAC Firefighter I certification, or equivalent, and be a graduate of the Washington State Fire Academy or an equivalent fire academy satisfactory to the Department.      •Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License or the ability to legally drive and obtain a Washington license within 60 days of appointment. Be EVIP certified.      •Prefer 2 years' experience in position.Schooling Prior and Post Hiring:  Must have HS/GED. Prefer AA degree or higher in fire science or related field.Additional Information:Conditional offers include passing all tests, including a proficiency exam with Kitsap County EMS.

Contact Informaton

Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue
Silverdale, Washington

How to Apply

The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account. NTN suggests completing the PHQ as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.

To schedule FireTEAM testing, go to and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS.  Select the department and read over all the information and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date on the website calendar.  A CPAT can also be scheduled by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions.  For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882.  For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

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