Cowlitz #2 Fire & Rescue

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Agency: Cowlitz #2 Fire & Rescue
Kelso, Cowlitz County, WA [View Map]
Final Filing Date: Continuous
Salary: $4,785.00 EMT and $5,216.00 Paramedic (Step A) + benefits package (2010 Salary)
Requirements: Lateral recruitment is an ongoing process.
Lateral applicants must meet the following requirements:

One year of continuous employment at the same agency as a FF/EMT or FF/PM OR
4 continuous years of volunteer service at the same agency as a FF/EMT or FF/PM

Applicants for Firefighter/Paramedic and Firefighter/EMT must be 18 years of age, possess a
current and valid driverís license, a current CPAT card, and a high school graduate or the
equivalent. Firefighter/Paramedic applicants must also possess Washington or national
paramedic certification, along with ACLS, PALS and PHTLS certifications. Firefighter/EMT
applicants must possess Washington or national EMT Basic certification. Employees of the Fire
District are expected to be willing and able to:
1) Establish a record of self-motivation and dedication on the job
2) Stay on the job or respond off-duty in the event of an emergency although oneís own family may be in danger
3) Cope with personal conflicts which may arise from such a schedule and duties
4) Make decisions under stress, keep a clear head, including jeopardizing oneís own safety to
save another
5) Show pride in the job
6) Use standby time to the benefit of the District and oneís own career advancement by
studying and learning fire and emergency aid subjects which are of benefit to the District.
Benefits of the position include annual paid vacation based on the number of years of service
with the District, annual sick and holiday leave, medical/dental/ life insurance package,
Washington State LEOFF Retirement System, uniform and equipment are provided. Other
optional programs available to employees include a deferred compensation plan and additional
life insurance for employees and dependents.

Applicants must become Washington State and Cowlitz County certified as a condition of
employment during probation as described by all local, county and state guidelines.
Immediate Openings:
Expected Openings :
Dept. Type : Combination
Population: 34,000
Number of Personnel: 34 Career
To Apply: Lateral recruitment is an ongoing process, but may close at any time. Candidates with the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, education and experience are invited to apply. Application packets may be requested by one of the following methods: In person: Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue, 701 Vine Street, Kelso, WA - By telephone: (360) 578-5218. E-mail request: anna.davis@c2fr.org . Candidates who are from an agency that is reducing staff from layoffs are encouraged to apply. Lay-off must have been within 12 months of date of application. Original applications must be returned to the District Headquarters office at 701 Vine Street; they will not be accepted at other District locations. Faxed or electronically submitted applications will not be accepted. Application packets must include a copy of your valid driverís license along with driving abstract, proof of graduation or GED, copy of current CPAT card and copies of all appropriate certifications. Failure to provide required documentation will result in the application being rejected.
F.D. / City Web Site: www.c2fr.org/career.html
Announced By: FireRecruit.com
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