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Regional Recruitment for Entry and Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic

Regional Establishment of eligibility lists for Entry and Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic for current and future openings. …

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  • WRITTEN APPLICATION: All qualified applicants will be invited to participate in a Firefighter Civil Service written exam to be held on October 07, 2019. A study guide is available at Proof of CPAT must be provided to enter.
  • WRITTEN EXAM: minimum passing score 70%. Written weighted as 40% of overall composite score. Top scoring candidate will progress.
  • INTERVIEW/ASSESSMENT CENTER: minimum passing score of 70%. Interview/Assessment weighted as 60% of overall composite score. Applicants who successfully complete the testing process will be placed on appropriate eligibility lists for all three agencies.
  • POSITION OPENNINGS: Each agency will utilize the Entry and/or Lateral Eligibility Lists to fill vacancies. Candidates will be contacted based on ranking on the eligibility list for a Chief’s Interview in accordance with each agency’s rules. Conditional offers of employment for successful candidates will be extended by the respective agency Fire Chief at their discretion. Employment is subject to a 1- year probationary period, which may include attendance of a Fire Training Academy, as stipulated by each respective agency.


Applicants should submit the following: Cover Letter, City of Aberdeen Employment Application, FF/PM Supplemental Application and a $25.00 application fee. All applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on September 27, 2019 at the City of Aberdeen Human Resources Department (postmark does not constitute receipt, incomplete applications will not be accepted).

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To obtain an application contact: City of Aberdeen Human Resources Department at 200 E. Market Street, Aberdeen, Washington 98520, call (360) 537-3212.

The City of Aberdeen, City of Hoquiam and Grays Harbor Fire District 2 do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, genetic information, political ideas, or disability in employment or in the provision of services.

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