"Caring, Dedicated, Professional"

*New Firefighters - Applications are due by November 1st - hiring once a year* 

Lateral Firefighters - Applications accepted anytime - hiring anytime

New or Lateral EMT only - Applications accepted anytime - hiring anytime

*Applications turned in before November 1st will be held and you will be contacted after November 1st* 


FCFD#3 Application Timetables

If you are applying to be a Volunteer Fire Fighter and do not have previous experience, FCFD#3 provides a training academy for both wildland and structural firefighting. After the academy each volunteer is encouraged to become involved with the department as much as possible. Besides call for service , we provide blood pressure checks, smoke detector checks and replacements, fire prevention education with local elementary school students and provide assistance and appearance at local community functions. 


Minimum requirements for becoming a Volunteer Firefighter include:

  1. Complete an accurate application (incomplete applications will not be accepted)
  2. Must be 18 years of age at appointment and eligible to work in the United States
  3. Possess a High School Diploma or GED
  4. Have and maintain an insurable driving record with no more than two traffic violations
  5. Clear criminal history for crimes against people, drugs, and firearms, etc.
  6. Must be and maintain physical fitness for duty and be capable of preforming any required firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical activities
  7. Successfully pass a Washington State Patrol background check
  8. Live within a reasonable response time to district boundaries and/or stations.
  9. Pass a written exam


If at anytime after turning in your application and your personal information (address, phone numbers, or name) change please contact the district office with the change.