Seattle Fire Department - Seattle, Washington

Application Deadline:

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$29.58 - $36.98 hourly

Job Description

The Seattle Fire Department is currently hiring for the position of Firefighter. This is an invite-only testing process. To be invited to test, first you must complete a department application: . Seattle Fire Department is accepting applications from October 1st, 2019 to November 26th, 2019.

If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will receive an email notification inviting you to take the FireTEAM test and complete the Work Attitudes Questionnaire (WAQ) through NTN. Both the FireTEAM test and the WAQ must be completed by the closing date of December 10 th, 2019.

Applicants can choose to complete the FireTEAM test at a Washington State testing location between the dates of October 15 and December 10, 2019 at no cost. Results from this test may not be transferred to any other job application.


Applicants can transfer any FireTEAM score earned from testing at a Washington State testing location between April 15 and December 10th, 2019 at no cost.

++Note++: Additional testing times and location will be continuously added during the application and testing window. If you need to change your testing time or location, please contact National Testing Network customer service at 866-563-3882 ++at least one week++ before your registered appointment. Please do not wait until the end of the testing period to schedule your exam, as spaces are still limited.

Vacancies: It is anticipated that approximately 25-50 positions will be filled annual, depending on attrition and budget.

Salary Information: $29.58 - $36.98 Hourly 

The starting annual salary for a Fire Recruit is $72,900 per year with step, longevity and cost of living pay increases per union contract.

  • $6,075/month - Starting Recruit Firefighter Pay
  • $6,439/month - 6 months
  • $6,803/month - 18 months
  • $7,166/month - 30 months
  • $7,530/month - 42 months

In addition to promotional opportunities, there are several premium pay assignments available to Firefighters. These assignments include between five and 20 percent premium pay.

Additional Information

Candidate Contact: National Testing Network Support 866-563-3882


Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: N/A

Contact Informaton

National Testing Network

Seattle Fire Department
301 2nd Ave S
Seattle, Washington 98104
phone: 1-866-563-3882

How to Apply

How to Apply:

  1. Go to
  2. Search for jobs by profession: Firefighter Jobs
  3. Select all the agencies you wish to apply for
  4. Schedule a Test at an NTN center


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