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Part-time Firefighter/EMT

Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Job Type



In person


Hourly: $16.28 - $21.25 DOE

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About North Whidbey Fire and Rescue

The fire district's service area, on North Whidbey Island, is predominately rural and surrounds the City of Oak Harbor and NAS Whidbey Island. The district operates out of 7 fire stations, providing fire suppression, emergency medical, marine rescue and technical rescue services and responds to over 2500 calls annually.

Job Description

Part-time Firefighter/EMT's work 12 or 24 hour shifts in regularly scheduled or "per diem" positions. There is no residency for these positions. The shifts are 24 hours (0700-0700) or 12 hours (0700-1900 or 1900-0700). Part-time Firefighters/EMT's work 120 hours per month. Additionally, Part-time employees working regular scheduled shifts receive benefits in accordance with the current IAFF contract.

Application Process

  • Physical application can be obtained at the District Headquarters 770 NE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 at any time Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM or downloaded from this forum.

  • Return the application to 770 NE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, WA 98277; in person, via US Mail, or emailed to

  • Openings are continuous; the application period will be open until filled.

Required Qualifications

  • 18 years of age or older.

  • US Citizenship

  • Highschool Graduate (or equivalent)

  • Valid Washington State Driver's License with acceptable driving record.

  • Current IFSAC FF-I required; FF-II preferred.

  • One year of experience as a Firefighter/EMT preferred.

  • Washington State EMT certification. Candidates with NREMT certification will be considered, contingent on obtaining Washington State EMT certification.

  • Successful completion of the NWFR physical agility test.

  • Ability to pass a background check.

  • Pre-hire physical and drug screen.

North Whidbey Fire and Rescue Employment Policy

North Whidbey Fire and Rescue provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, the North Whidbey Fire and Rescue complies with all state laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The description of job duties, responsibilities, and requirements listed above is intended to be illustrative and is not intended to list all duties, responsibilities, and requirements that may be required for the performance of the job classification. Employees may be required to do all or some of the listed duties, or other related duties as needed by the district. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. It is also intended to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act

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