Entry-Level or Lateral Firefighter-Paramedics: NEW HIRE BONUS PROGRAM
City of Burlington
The Fire Department currently consists of twenty-eight (28) full-time employees, including the Chief, Assistant Chief, Division Chief, Administrative Coordinator, Firefighter-EMTs, and Firefighter-Paramedics. Career staff work a 48/96 schedule and are supplemented by part-time Firefighter-EMTs.
To apply for the position, all candidates must submit 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, and 3) completed City of Burlington Application. To be eligible for consideration, Entry-Level candidates must complete the FireTEAM Exam with National Testing Network (NTN), include copies of applicable certificates, and provide a valid NTN CPAT within thirty (30) days of acceptance of the Conditional Offer from the City of Burlington. Lateral candidates must include copies of applicable certificates, and provide a valid NTN CPAT within thirty (30) days of acceptance of the Conditional Offer from the City of Burlington. All candidates must be available for in-person Assessment Center testing on October 18, 2023.
Complete application packets must be submitted in a sealed envelope via mail, or in-person to Burlington City Hall, ATTN: Human Resources Department, 833 S. Spruce St., Burlington, WA 98233 or emailed to email@example.com, no later than close of business, 5:00 p.m. PST on October 2, 2023. Only applicants meeting the minimum job qualifications will be considered. For information regarding the application process please contact Kristen Morrison, Human Resources & Administrative Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• High School Diploma or GED required. • Must be 21 years of age by the date of hire. • Must be eligible to work in the United States. • Washington State Paramedic Certification is preferred; if applicant does not hold a Washington State Paramedic Certification they must have a National Registry Paramedic Certification at the time of application if lateral, or by time of hire if entry-level. • IFSAC Firefighter I or equivalent certification, or must obtain within 12 months of hire date. • All candidates must possess, or obtain a current CPAT within thirty (30) days of acceptance of the Conditional Offer from the City. • Must be able to read and speak English. • Passing score on respirator medical questionnaire and medical evaluation. • Pass a physical examination including a pre-employment drug screen. • Submit to a background investigation prior to being hired. • No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal history as defined in City Policy. • Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record. • Must obtain a State of Washington driver’s license within 6 months of hire date. • Hazmat Operations level certification. • EVIP or CDL certification.