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OUR WORK ENVIRONMENT
Varied staffing on a large variety of response apparatus, including engine, ladder truck, military brush rigs, and rescue Humvee
Advanced treatment protocols, including RSI, surgical airways, and a wide variety of pharmacologic interventions
Primary focus of emergency 911 calls, with strong involvement in community events and outreach
Modern, 4x4 Type 1 ambulances with new Zoll monitors and ventilator/CPAP devices, video laryngoscopes, and Power-Cot/Power-Load gurney systems
New fire engine and ambulance in 2020
Ocean Shores is an 8.5 square mile peninsula on Washington's coast, with the Pacific Ocean on one side and Grays Harbor on the other. The city also boasts 23 miles of fresh waterways, lakes and canals.
We have about 6,000 full time residents, but the city is also heavily populated by tourists year-round. The peak season between spring and summer can bring in 15,000-30,000 visitors a day. The median age of our residents is 62.
OSFD is a combination fire department with 22 career personnel, including a chief and assistant chief, administrative assistant, fire inspector and 19 firefighters. The department also has volunteer members.
As with most fire departments, about 85% of the 911 responses are for EMS. The nearest ER is at Harbor Regional Health in Aberdeen, about 25 miles away.
We currently have three full-time firefighter careers open
Schedule: 48/96, worked by three shifts
Kelly days: 24 hours earned every 24 days
No residency requirement
Lateral or Entry Firefighter/Paramedic
Apply using Public Safety Testing or National Testing Network
Base monthly salary: $7,091 - $8,584 DOE
Current Washington state EMT-P at time of hire
IFSAC Firefighter 1 not required at hire (department will send candidate to academy)
Laterals: No written test or CPAT required; six-month probation
More detailed information on benefits, requirements, testing
Kristin Jones, HR Director
PO Box 909, Ocean Shores, WA 98569