Employment / Volunteer 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.

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Lateral Firefighter Paramedic

The Firefighter/Paramedic position is one which provides emergency care and fire response in a variety of situations, rendering emergency medical care in the pre-hospital setting, as well as being first line responders to fire related situations. Working a 48/96 work schedule with 15 Kelly days, the ideal candidate will operate form a station staffed with 3 to 5 people delivering high quality Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Services and Fire Suppression. Stations operate with a combination of dedicated units or "jump-crews' depending on staffing. Our annual call volume will be near 10,000 responses in 2021. Our primary transport locations are Cascade/Skagit campus in Arlington, Skagit campus in Mt. Vernon, and Providence in Everett.


Part-Time | Volunteer Firefighters

All individuals applying for a part-time or volunteer firefighter position, must have a Firefighter 1 (FF1) Certification, as well as a current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification. 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.

Copies of Firefighter/EMT certificates and National Testing Network CPAT MUST be submitted at time of application. Incomplete application packets will not be accepted.


North County Regional Fire Authority complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you have an established disability as defined by the ADA and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when testing, please do so in writing at least 48 hours in advance of the date of written examination to Katie Casey, North County Regional Fire Authority, 8117 267th St NW Stanwood, WA 98292 or 360-629-2184. North County Regional Fire Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application packets can be mailed in or emailed to kcasey@northcountyfireems.com and must be postmarked by Application Packet Deadline (you may want to consider registered mail to ensure receipt of your application packet).