Join our community task force
Joining the Fire District 21 Team
Yes: We are currently hiring for part-time firefighters
Our part-time firefighters augment our 24/7 staffing. Many are beginning their career in the fire service and gain invaluable experience as part-time staff. Most of the functions that our firefighters complete are also served by part-time firefighters. Minimum qualifications for part-time firefighters are Firefighter 1, Hazmat Ops, Hazmat Awareness, Washington State EMT license, Washington State Driver’s License and current CPAT certificate. Must be age 18 or older to apply. Pay range is $16 – $18 per hour, PERS 2 or 3 Retirement, AD&D Insurance Policy, and EAP services offered.
Fill out the online application or print the form and fill out:
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
EMT Shift Program
How to apply for employment or volunteer work
- 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!
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.
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.