The Arlington Fire Department is a combination fire department consisting of 27 career members and approximately 15 volunteer positions. An administrative staff consisting of an Acting Fire Chief and an Executive Analyst leads the Organization.
Full Time Employment
The City of Arlington utilizes Public Safety Testing for applications and testing of entry level Firefighter/EMT and entry level Firefighter/Paramedic positions. Please visit the Public Safety Testing website. The City of Arlington offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
The Department maintains a maximum of 35 volunteer positions. Applications are accepted at any time and we draw from the pool of applications when a position opens. Find information about the position and applications. We are always accepting applications.
Minimum Requirements for Part-Paid
Emergency Medical Tecnician (EMT) Washington State Certified
IFSAC Firefighter 1 certification
Current Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card (must be within one year of dated application)
Valid Washington State Driver License
Valid Washington State Department of Licensing Driver's Abstract, acceptable to the city
Successful completion of a criminal history check
Successful completion of a pre-employment medical examination