Employment Opportunities

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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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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.


Entry Level Firefighter

North County Regional Fire Authority will be conducting an Entry Level Firefighter/EMT Written Examination for the purpose of establishing a continuous ongoing eligibility list for hiring Entry-Level Firefighters.

  • Candidates must complete the application and attach clean & clear copies of the following documents by the closing date of the application:
    • IFSTA Firefighter 1 Certification
    • IFSTA Hazmat Operations Certification
    • IFSTA Hazmat Awareness Certification
    • Current CPAT


Check In Time:

Exam Time:



  July 11, 2019

  9:30 am

  10:00 am

  8117 267th St NW, Stanwood, WA 98123

  $35.00 (cash or check only)

A valid driver's license/government photo ID is required at the test registration site

  • Firefighter One materials: IFSTA 6th Edition.
  • EMS component: AAOS 11th Edition.
  • English, Reading, Spelling, and Passage: General sources/studies.
  • Mathematics portion: General study materials (Not to exceed order of operations problems).
  • Mechanical aptitude / Basic tool knowledge: General study materials.
  • Mechanical / Special Aptitude: General study materials.
  • IFSTA Firefighter 1 Certification
  • IFSTA Hazmat Operations Certification
  • IFSTA Hazmat Awareness Certification
  • EMT-B Certification
  • Current CPAT

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 kcasey@northcountyfireems.com / 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).