Pullman Fire Department - Firefighter Paramedic

EMT or Paramedic (EMS)
Pullman Fire Department - Pullman, Washington

Jan 18, 2022


Application Deadline:
Jun 30, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$Entry Level - $5,623 - $6,835 (plus 9.5% for paramedic certification). monthly

Job Description

This position performs a variety of life and property protection work through the suppression and prevention of fires and in response to emergency aid calls on a shift. At the scene of a fire, work is performed under hazardous conditions involving smoke, heat, and cramped surroundings, generally requiring strenuous physical exertion. At the scene of a medical emergency or accident, firefighters attend to the public under stressful conditions involving trauma, suffering, and personal tragedies.

In addition to the other listed requirements, the successful candidate must demonstrate the following abilities: communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing; read, comprehend, and apply a variety of fire suppression, prevention, inspection, and emergency medical materials and information; develop skill in the use and care of a variety of mechanical operations; be able to reason and react quickly and calmly in emergency situations or situations involving personal danger; be able to learn and apply a variety of firefighting duties and methods, as well as skill in the use of firefighting equipment within a reasonable work test period; have physical strength and agility sufficient to perform the work required; maintain effective relations with fellow employees and with citizens from varied racial, ethnic, or economic backgrounds.

Additional Information

The City of Pullman Civil Service Commission is accepting test results for the positions of Entry-Level Firefighter/Paramedic on a continuous basis. Test results are kept on file and valid until their expiration date. Oral boards are scheduled when the current eligibility list is exhausted or expires, whichever comes first.

All candidates must also complete an application through the City of Pullman career portal at: ++City of Pullman Career Portal++. (https://www.pullman-wa.gov/government/departments/finance___administrative_services/human_resources/career_portal)

Written and CPAT testing required. All testing and applications must be completed by January 31, 2022 to be considered for the next round of oral boards. Get started at www.publicsafetytesting.com.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the disqualifiers, please contact Kimberly Carper at ++kimberly.carper@pullman-wa.gov++.

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all Pullman fire department employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified prior to first day of employment. Please reach out to Human Resources at ++apply@pullman-wa.gov++ or 509-338-3207 if you have questions regarding this.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: HS Grad/GED
  • Experience: EMT - PM

Written and CPAT testing required. Get started at www.publicsafetytesting.com.

Contact Information

Kimberly Carper

Pullman Fire Department
620 S. Grand Ave
Pullman, Washington 99163
phone: 509-332-8172

How to Apply

The City of Pullman Civil Service Commission is accepting test results for the positions of Entry-Level Firefighter/Paramedic on a continuous basis. Test results are kept on file and valid until their expiration date. Oral boards are scheduled when the current eligibility list is exhausted or expires, whichever comes first.

All candidates must also complete an application through the City of Pullman career portal at: ++City of Pullman Career Portal++. (https://www.pullman-wa.gov/government/departments/finance___administrative_services/human_resources/career_portal)

Written and CPAT testing required. All testing and applications must be completed by January 31, 2022 to be considered for the next round of oral boards. Get started at www.publicsafetytesting.com.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the disqualifiers, please contact Kimberly Carper at ++kimberly.carper@pullman-wa.gov++.

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all Pullman fire department employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified prior to first day of employment. Please reach out to Human Resources at ++apply@pullman-wa.gov++ or 509-338-3207 if you have questions regarding this.

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