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FCFD#3 Application Timetables
Firefighters with NO certifications are only hired once a year, applications are due no later than October 1st. Applications turned in before October 1st will be held until the next hiring cycle. Firefighters with certifications or EMT/Paramedic applications are accepted anytime and hiring is conducted year-round.
Minimum requirements for becoming a Volunteer Firefighter include:
Complete an accurate application (incomplete applications will not be accepted)
Must be 18 years of age at appointment and eligible to work in the United States
Possess a High School Diploma or GED
Have and maintain an insurable driving record with no more than two traffic violations
Clear criminal history for crimes against people, drugs, and firearms, etc.
Must be and maintain physical fitness for duty and be capable of performing any required firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical activities
Successfully pass a Washington State Patrol background check
Live within a reasonable response time to district boundaries and/or stations.
Pass a written exam
If at any time after turning in your application and your personal information (address, phone numbers, or name) changes, please contact the district office to update your information.