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Joining the Fire District 21 Team


· Administrative Assistant – Full or Part Time –

Snohomish County Fire District #21 is seeking to fill the position of Part Time Administrative Assistant. Must have a minimum of two years experience in similar administrative capacity, experience with a Fire Agency is strongly preferred. Strong working knowledge in the use of a variety of computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheets and exceptional written communications skills required. Strong work ethics and the ability to manage an office environment also required.

This part-time position averages 20 hours per week. Hourly pay range is $20 to $25 based on qualifications. Full job description and required qualifications can be found on our website: Please submit your resume along with our application (also found on our website which can be submitted online) to Darla Tiner, or 12131 228th Street NE, Arlington, WA 98223. Accepting applications from July 6th to July 29th.

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Whether you are interested in a proven career development opportunity in the fire service, or you simply would like to give back to the community, we have many programs tailored to those who wish to pursue volunteering or working part-time.


Programs that we have available:

Community Volunteer Firefighter

EMT Program for At-home Responders

Community Volunteer EMS

Only Program for at-home responders

Lateral Firefighter

EMT Shift Program

How to apply for employment or volunteer work

Basic Requirements
  • 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • WA Drivers License
Fill Out Online Form

Apply through our online Employment Application Form. Once submitted, we’ll review it and get back to you!

Download & Print Form

Once you’ve filled out the application, mail or drop it off at Fire Station 49, or email it to the Station.


We also have the opportunity for Students, and others, to participate in a “Ride Along” on the engine or a medic unit.  Please download and fill out our “Ride Along Waiver” form.

Volunteer Firefighters

Here is a recruitment video filmed with our volunteers at Station 49 and has been aired on TV throughout Washington State:

Two more great videos that shows what it’s like to be a volunteer firefighter and illustrates the need for volunteer firefighters in Washington State.

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We are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you are not sure whether the situation is a true emergency, we recommend calling 911 and letting the dispatcher determine whether you need emergency help.

Call Us

(360) 435-3311


Chad Schmidt, District Fire Chief

Joel Smith, Assistant Chief

Station 49 Location

12131 228th St NE,
Arlington, WA 98223