Entry Level Fire FighterSpokane Valley Fire Department
Spokane Valley Fire Department
Entry Level Fire Fighter
Nature of Work
The primary functions of a SFVD firefighter is to respond to a wide range of emergencies including the protection of community from disaster situations, including house, building and wildland fires, and to promote an environment of public safety within the Spokane Valley Fire Department response area. The position also participates in community risk reduction through fire prevention and inspection, equipment and quarters’ maintenance and training with all phases of fire suppression, prevention, inspection, rescue and emergency operations. An employee in this classification performs duties of other employees when so assigned procedures.
➢ High school diploma or GED equivalency
➢ Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application
➢ Must be a U.S. Citizen
➢ Must hold and maintain a valid state drivers’ license
➢ Must be a non-tobacco user including e-cigarette/vape
➢ Upon completion of recruit school, a firefighter must have obtained a Washington State
EMT Certification and must maintain said Certification as a condition of employment.
➢ Must maintain and department’s minimum training and performance standards.