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Lateral Firefighter/EMT
POSITION:                  Lateral Firefighter/EMT
DATE OPEN:               March 9, 2022
DATE CLOSED:          April 10, 2022
WAGES:                      $67,431 - $93,025
ANNOUNCEMENT:       SE Thurston Fire Authority and East Olympia Fire District #6 will begin the testing process to hire career Entry-Level Firefighter/EMT’s and Lateral Firefighter/EMT’s. This will be a joint testing process; candidates will be eligible for hire at either department depending on department need, and at the discretion of administration. It is anticipated that a total of 3 – 4 positions will be filled from both Entry-Level and Lateral Firefighter lists combined.
SCHEDULE:                  SETFA – 48/96; EOFD – Modified Detroit (possibly changing to 48/96)
QUALIFICATIONS:       High school diploma or equivalent; valid Washington State driver’s license (by hire date); at least 18 years of age; ability to pass a driver and pre-employment background screening; Current Washington State EMT or NREMT by time of appointment; IFSAC FF1 Certification, HazMat Ops Certification, Current EVIP 3.0 Certification; 12 consecutive months as a career firefighter & successful completion of probation; pass Thurston County Medic One BLS protocols within 45 days of hire and COVID-19 vaccinations.
Position: Lateral Firefighter/EMT
Organization: Thurston County Fire District 6 / SE Thurston Fire
Location: East Olympia,  WA 
United States
Salary: $67,431 - $93,025
Posting Start Date: 3/14/2022
Date Posted: 3/14/2022
Requirements To Submit an Application: 
  1. Visit www.eofd.org to obtain a PDF version of the application or complete the electronic version of the application on-line.  You may also obtain a copy of the position description and download the Background Waiver.  
  2. You must complete the SE Thurston Fire/East Olympia Fire District 6 application in its entirety.  You must sign the application. 
  3. You must complete all the information on the Background Waiver.  It must also be notarized prior to submitting your application. 
  4. You must submit the following documents with your application:
  •  You must have passed the CPAT within one year of date of this announcement and submit a copy of your certificate, or you can expect to participate in a District-sponsored Physical Agility Test date to be determined.
  • A copy of your High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • If requesting Veterans’ Preference, a copy of DD214.
  • A Curent 5-year driving abstract. 
  • A copy of your Firefighter I Certification.  If you are an out-of-state applicant, you must submit a copy of your state’s Firefighter I Certification.
  • A copy of your HazMat Ops Certification .  If you are an out-of-state applicant, you must submit a copy of your state’s HazMat Ops certification.
  • A copy of your EVIP 3.0 Certification.
  • A copy of your Emergency Medical Technician Certification or NREMT Certification.  If you are an out-of-state applicant, you must submit a copy of your state’s E.M.T. certification or National Registry.
  • A copy of your COVID-19 vaccination(s).
  1. The deadline for applying is April 25, 2022.  Postmarks will not be accepted:
  • E-mail certification documents to:  Inquiries@eofd.org, or
  • Hand-deliver application and documents to: 8047 Normandy Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501, or via  
  • U.S. Postal Service: East Olympia Fire District 6, P.O. Box 578, East Olympia, WA  98540, or via 
  • FEDEX/ UPS: East Olympia Fire District 6, 8047 Normandy Street SE,            Olympia, WA  98501
Successful applicants should expect to participate in further testing processes including but not limited to an interview, chief’s interview, background check, physical exam, psychological exam, drug testing.
Questions? NO PHONE CALLS, email only at inquiries@eofd.org
Status: This listing expires on: 6/12/2022
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Thurston County Fire District 6 / SE Thurston Fire
P.O. Box 578

East Olympia,  WA 98540
United States
Kris Antich

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