Paramedic/Firefighter Lateral Entry

EMT or Paramedic (EMS)
Lacey Fire Dist #3 - Lacey, Washington

Jun 2, 2021

Application Deadline:
Jun 30, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$6,865-$9,153 per month DOE monthly

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responds to emergencies and performs necessary duties required to mitigate incidents.

  2. Directs personnel with regard to (EMS) Emergency Medical Services activities at the scene as required.

  3. Maintains facilities and equipment.

  4. Participates in training and maintains an acceptable skill level.

  5. Engages in fire district activities such as inspections, public education, pre-incident planning.

  6. Performs similar and incidental duties as necessary.

  7. Maintains a generally positive attitude and helps to foster a team environment.

Minimum qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Washington State Driver’s License (by hire date) with an acceptable driving record

  • Minimum of 2 years’ current employment as a Paramedic/Firefighter in a fire service agency

  • Washington State Certified (WAC 248-15-060) or National Registry Paramedic

  • IFSAC FF I (to include Hazardous Materials Operations certification)

Desired qualifications:



Additional Requirements:

  • Pass and maintain the District’s medical and health standards physical, as well as a suitability assessment, background check, and reference checks.

  • Forward placement in the WSFF Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (JATC) program upon hire.

  • Successful completion of Thurston County Medic One requirements within 90 days of hire.

Wages and Benefits:

$6,865 - $9,153 per month DOE.

Exceptional benefits package to include medical, dental, and vision insurance; HRA VEBA; life insurance; disability insurance; deferred compensation plan; LEOFF 2 retirement plan; paid personal, sick, and vacation leave; 10 paid holidays, as well as wellness and educational incentives. [Please note: LFD3 does not participate in the Social Security retirement program.]

Additional Information

Closing Date:

Interested applicants must submit a completed application packet via email to Application packets will be accepted until close of business (5:00 pm) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Paper copies will not be accepted. Top candidates will be invited to attend in-person interviews in early July.


For further questions call 360-528-2313 or email

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years' current employment as a Paramedic/Firefighter in a fire service agency

Contact Information

Teri Perrine

Lacey Fire Dist #3
1231 Franz street
Lacey, Washington 98503
phone: 360-528-2313

How to Apply

To Apply:

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Select each document individually and click the blue DOWNLOAD box in the upper right hand corner of the screen. There are six (6) numbered documents.

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