Interested candidates can apply online at publicsafetytesting.com.
No. Firefighters live all over the Puget Sound Area.
The work schedule for line personnel is two consecutive 24-hour shifts making a “48 hour set”. Firefighters normally work their 48 hour set followed by 96 hours off with a shift starting time of 0700.
All firefighters have to complete a 14 week Recruit Fire Academy followed by a 5 week EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) Class. During this period you will be evaluated by different training officers and chiefs.
An applicant may re-apply through Public Safety Testing.
The department currently has four (4) positions available.
You can apply anytime after you have met the minimum requirements for the position.
Ride-along requests can be made by contacting 425-587-3650. Please note that once KFD has started the hiring process we cannot accept ride-alongs. Once the hiring process is complete and a candidate list is established we re-open the ride-along program and encourage you to come and see if this is the right career field for you.