1825 South Lake Stevens Road
Lake Stevens, WA WASHINGTON 98258”>

Updated: April 25, 2014

Classification: Entry Level Paramedic / Fire Fighter

Lake Stevens Fire is currently hiring! 

One (1) with the possibility of two (2) full-time paramedic positions open. Employees who have not previously gone through the Washington State Fire Firefighter 1 and 2 Recruit Academy will be enrolled in the 3-2014 class to begin August 07, 2014.

All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by May 29, 2014.

The department requires the candidate PHQ. This questionnaire can be accessed through the candidate’s NTN account.  The PHQ must be completed or you may not be considered further in the process.

Union Status: IAFF, local 3235 Base Salary Range per contract.

Benefit Information: Generous medical and deferred compensation available per IAFF Local 3235 current Labor Agreement. LEOFF II Retirement.

Test cutoff date: May 29, 2014

**Current CPAT Certification

**Successful completion of FireTeam Test at National Testing Network.

**Applicant Contact Person: D/C Larry Huff


Department Information:  Lake Stevens Fire is a combination department with 38 career firefighters and approximately 25 Part Paid Firefighters.

The department provides ALS and BLS service, including transports, fire prevention and public education programs. Lake Stevens Fire serves a population of approximately 40,346 and 41.8 sq. mi.

Job Requirements
** Age: 18
** US Citizen: Yes
** High School Grad/GED: Yes
** Valid WASHINGTON State Driver’s License: Valid Driver’s License
** Ability to Read/Speak English: Ability to read, write and speak English
** Medical Examination:  Complete and pass an entry level medical examination.

Other Requirements:
** Current Washington State Paramedic Certification with 3 years of experience and up-to-date and all recertification requirements as of May 29th, 2014.
** Current CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) Passing Score
** Passing score on FireTeam Test at National Testing Network

Disqualifiers:  1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 3 years: DUI, Suspended License or reckless driving.

Background Check:  All eligible candidates are subject to Criminal background check.

Additional Information:

The top candidates on the Lake Stevens Fire NTN eligibility list will be contacted by Lake Stevens Fire and required to complete the following as scheduled by the department.

1.            Lake Stevens Fire Job Application

2.            Paramedic written Exam (Exact date to be determined-Week of June 2nd, 2014)

3.            Assessment Center (Exact date to be determined-Week of June 2nd, 2014)

4.            Interview (Exact date to be determined-Week of June 9th, 2014)

Estimated Hire Date August 01, 2014
State Fire Academy August 07, 2014 – October 31, 2014

To apply and sign up for pre-employment testing, go to and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS.

Select the department and read over all the information and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date on the website calendar.

A CPAT can also be scheduled by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions.  For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882 or 425-423-9922.

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Source: National Testing Network

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