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Requirements and Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

20 years of age at time of application.

High School Diploma or GED.

Valid driver’s license (must obtain Washington State Drivers License within 30 days of hire).

Must obtain EMT Certification within one year of employment.

Conditional offers of employment are subject to successful completion of:

·         Background investigation to include criminal history and driving record

·         Medical examination and drug screening. Candidates will be marijuana free at time of appointment.

·         Psychological assessment

·         Passing grade on the Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT). Orientation guides are available at National Testing Network and Public Safety Testing websites.

Candidates must pass CPAT prior to November 19, 2018 with proof sent to the District by 1700 on that date. Candidates who have already passed a CPAT exam within one year of that date, (since 11/19/17), will not be required to pass CPAT again.

·         Completion of a pass/fail swim test

The Application Process

·            Applications may be downloaded from the internet @

·            Applications will be accepted in person at the following location:

King County Fire Protection District #2

900 SW 146th Street

Burien, WA 98166

·            Applications will be accepted from 9 AM PST until 3 PM PST, Monday September 24, 2018 through Friday, October 5, 2018 or until the first 500 applications have been received.

·            A maximum of 500 applications will be accepted.

·            Applications will be accepted by mail, however will only be processed after the October 5th cutoff date.  Applications must be postmarked prior to October 5th, and if 500 have already been received, they will not be considered and will be returned.  Applications may be mailed to the following address:

King County Fire Protection District #2

P.O. Box 66029

Burien, WA 98166

·            $30.00 Application Fee must accompany the application.

Only Cash or Cashiers Check will be accepted.

·            Only complete application packages will be accepted.  A complete application package consists of:

1.          The completed application

2.          1 self-addressed stamped #10 envelope (size 4” x 9 ½”)

3.          $30.00 Cash or Cashiers Check (made out to King County Fire District #2). NO PERSONAL CHECKS OR CREDIT CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED

Posted: Sep 12, 2018,
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