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Firefighter Candidate Information

Updated 7/9/2014


Notification regarding conditional offers for the August 2014 Recruit Class will be made through the end of June.  Medical exams are scheduled through the end of July.  Candidates that are not contacted remain eligible for consideration for the anticipated February 2014 Recruit Class.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q.  When is the next EMT class going to be offered by Seattle Fire Department?

  Candidates selected for a spot in a King County EMT course will be notified by early July.  The Fall course is 14 weeks long, held Wednesday evenings and Saturday days, beginning September 3, 2014.  Detailed information will be forwarded to selected candidates.

Q:  How many positions are typically filled?

A:  25-50 positions are typically filled by the Fire Department from each register.  This will vary according to the Fire Department’s needs, which are continuously assessed throughout the year.

Q:  Who do I contact if I have a question?

A:  For Pre-Employment Screening questions, please email


Last Modified:   July 09, 2014

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