Resident Firefighter Positions

Douglas County Fire District No. 2 in East Wenatchee, WA will be conducting a testing process for Resident Firefighter positions sometime this summer.  At this time, we are anticipating six (6) positions that will start in fall of 2020. 

We are seeking dedicated, team-oriented people who have a desire to continually learn throughout a fire service career. We are offering the following opportunities which will be extended to successful applicants:

  • Residential Housing and a stipend-based Shift Schedule working with Career Staff (Shift schedule is 48 hours on-duty/ 96 hours off-duty)
  • A position at the Washington State Fire Training Academy and the opportunity to complete IFSAC Firefighter I&II, HAZMAT Awareness & Operations (The next proposed academy begins August 13, 2020 and runs 12 weeks) 
  • National Registry/ WA State EMT Certification
  • NWCG Wildland Firefighter II
  • Associate of Technical Science Degree in Fire Science at Wenatchee Valley College (Tuition and books reimbursed with qualifying grades)
  • ALL provided through a College and Fire Training Reimbursement Program administered through the Fire District.

Interested applicants can obtain additional information and apply online for a Resident Firefighter position by applying here or by calling (509) 884-6671.

A competitive testing process consisting of a general knowledge written exam (min. 70% to pass), physical agility test (pass/fail), and oral board interview panel will be conducted sometime this summer following the COVID-19 restrictions being lifted.

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest! 

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*Please fill out the PDF online and print and mail to:
377 Eastmont Ave. East Wenatchee, WA 98802
or email [email protected]