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Entry Level and Lateral Firefighter
Join Central Pierce Fire & Rescue (CPFR) as an entry-level or lateral Firefighter! 

CPFR protects a service area of 84 square miles (Spanaway, Parkland, Midland, Summit, Summit View, South Hill, Elk Plain, Portion of Frederickson, City of Puyallup and unincorporated "North Puyallup") with a population served of 230,000. Our service area borders the cities of Tacoma, Lakewood, Edgewood, Fife, Sumner, Graham, and Joint Base Lewis McChord (which is one of the largest military posts in the United States).

has 11 active fire stations, with a 12th seasonal station, distributed throughout our response area. Our front-line uniform personnel staff and operate 11 engine companies, 2 ladders, 8 medic units, and 2 command vehicles. CPFR also deploys specialized units (brush trucks, Haz Mat, etc.).  The majority of the uniformed force is engaged in fire suppression and emergency medical service delivery.

In 2021, our system handled 33,822 incidents; this included 23,228 emergency medical incidents, 11,395 hospital transports and over 919 significant structure fire events.

Position: Entry Level and Lateral Firefighter
Organization: Central Pierce Fire & Rescue
Location: Spanaway,  WA 
United States
Salary: $77,088.00 - $105,720.00 annually
Posting Start Date: 11/14/2022
Date Posted: 11/14/2022
Requirements Entry Level Requirements:
¨ Graduation from high school or equivalent and a minimum of 18 years of age.
¨ Valid driver's license. 
¨ A nationally recognized candidate physical ability test (CPAT) will be required to be successfully completed and attached to your application. 
¨ The CPAT certification must be dated within one year of the date of your application submittal date. For local CPAT testing options see online job posting

Status: This listing expires on: 2/12/2023
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Central Pierce Fire & Rescue
PO BOX 940

Spanaway,  WA 98387
United States
(253) 538-6494
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