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Current Openings

NWFR serves the community with a combination of volunteers and paid (part-time) personnel. Our Duty Crew, part-time paid staff, provides a small, on-duty crew to provide rapid response, while our volunteer members provide adequate staffing to respond simultaneously or during larger emergencies.

MSAR Volunteer: NWFR has no current openings with the Marine Search and Rescue division. 

Volunteer: NWFR has a variety of volunteer opportunities as an emergency responder. 


Part-Time: Applicants for Part-Time Firefighter positions must be certified as a Firefighter I and Emergency Medical Technician-Basic. Our part-time members work a minimum of two 12-hour shifts per month for a maximum of 212 hours per 28 day pay period. Part-time Firefighters are trained as Driver Operators and receive a wide range of training in other fire and rescue skills. Working as a Part-time Firefighter provides valuable work experience towards a fire service career.

If you have questions you can contact the office at 360-675-1131 or email us at  Applications for all positions are reviewed quarterly.  

Lateral Volunteer  or Part Time Firefighter/EMT
Open until filled

North Whidbey Fire and Rescue

Administration Office

770 NE Midway BLVD, Suite 201

Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Phone:  (360) 675-1131

Fax: (360) 675-0762


In case of an emergency call 911.