Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

North County Fire / EMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, dissability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.


Administrative Assistant

Salary Information: $3450 - $4190

Benefit Information: Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation and Sick Leave, Deferred Compensation program


Department Information: North County Regional Fire Authority is comprised of five fire stations, four of which are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The department service area is approximately 110 square miles. There are currently 26 career firefighters and approximately another 30 Part-Time Firefighters and a small contingent of volunteers that help make up the core of the department. North County Regional Fire Authority responds to over 4100 calls per year.

Job Requirements:

Age: Minimum 18 years old

US Citizen: Yes

High School Grad/GED: Yes

Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: Valid Washington State Driver's License within 30-days of hire

Ability to Read/Speak English

College: Not required but preferred

  • Office Contact:
    • North County Fire/EMS
      8117 267th St NW
      Stanwood, WA 98292
      We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Part-Time | Volunteer Firefighters

To apply for either a Part-Time or Volunteer Firefighter position, download and complete the application via the link below. Be sure to follow all instructions in the application packet.


2017 Fire Academy

0 — Seats Available

North County Fire/EMS is announcing Fire Academy 2017-01

Thank you for your interest in North County Regional Fire Academy 2017-01. At this time we are full. However, you are very important to us. We would encourage you to register on the waiting list for Academy 2017-02 to begin in September. To place yourself on the list, please use the waiting list button to the left. Thank you for your interest in the North County Regional Fire Academy.

Are you ready for challenging mental and physical work, studying, and a shot at a great future career? Ready for a new you, or to chase that lifelong dream?

Come join the Fire Academy

Classes will be held Tuesday & Thursday nights from 5pm - 10pm and Saturdays from 8am - Completion. Orientation will be Monday, February 27th, 2017, 5:00 PM at Station 99 located at 8117 267th St NW, Stanwood, WA 98292.

The first day of class will be Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at Station 99 and conclude early June. The cost of the academy is $2,000. This includes books, academy shirts, and testing fees. Please refer to NCRFA web page for pre- academy equipment requirements.

Books will be issued on Friday, February 17th. Be prepared for first exams the first week.

The fire academy must have at least 10 students and no more than 20. All applicants must be 18 years of age by time of academy start.


Class locations are noted below, and will be indicated on your schedule

  • Station 90 — 3002 252nd Street NE, Arlington WA. 98223
  • Station 97 — 19727 Marine Drive, Stanwood WA. 98292
  • Station 99 — 8117 267th St NW, Stanwood WA. 98292