• Modified Government Jobs Entry or Lateral Firefighter-Paramedics: NEW HIRE BONUS PROGRAM

    April 30, 2022
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    Entry or Lateral Firefighter-Paramedics: NEW HIRE BONUS PROGRAM

    The City of Burlington is seeking three (3) public safety professionals to serve as Firefighter-Paramedics. City of Burlington Firefighter-Paramedics are trained professionals providing fire suppression, fire prevention, and emergency medical services at the basic and advanced life support level. The ideal candidate should be passionate about providing excellent service and vision for this close-knit and friendly community. 
    The Fire Department currently consists of twenty eight (28) full-time employees, including the Chief, Assistant Chief, Division Chief, Administrative Coordinator, Firefighter-EMTs, and Firefighter-Paramedics. Career staff work a 48/96 schedule and are supplemented by part-time Firefighter-EMTs.

    New Hire Bonus (Certified WA State Paramedics):  
    • 3 or more year’s Full-Time experience                  $12,000.00
    • Less than 3 year’s Full-Time experience               $8,000.00
    • No Full-Time Experience                                          $5,000.00
    • Entry Level: Washington State Paramedic Certification is preferred; if applicant does not hold a Washington State Paramedic Certification they must have a National Registry Paramedic Certification at the time of hire.
    • Lateral: Washington State Paramedic License is preferred, but required to hold National Registry Paramedic certification at the time of application. 24 months of full-time experience within the last 36 months required.
    Benefit Information:   
    • Generous medical/dental/vision insurance package, plus
    • Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Holiday Pay
    • LEOFF 2 Retirement System
    • Up to 6.2% Deferred Compensation Match
    • Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan or Flexible Spending Account
    • EAP Services
    • Up to $40 per month for health club memberships
    • Education Incentive Pay

    To apply for the position, candidates must complete the Firefighter testing with National Testing Network (NTN). Both FireTEAM and NTN CPAT are required. To apply for the position, candidates are also required to submit a completed Personal History Information Form (PHI), which can be found on the City’s website at www.burlingtonwa.gov/jobs, or by request at City Hall, located at 833 S. Spruce Street, Burlington, WA 98233. Completed National Testing Network Candidate PHQ and accompanying application documents must be submitted in a sealed envelope via mail, in-person to Burlington City Hall, ATTN: Kristen Morrison, or emailed to kristenm@burlingtonwa.gov by no later than 5:00 PM PST on 05/31/2022. Only applicants meeting the minimum job qualifications will be considered. All candidates must be available for a June 15, 2022 in-person testing date. For information regarding the application process please contact Kristen Morrison, Human Resources & Administrative Manager, at kristenm@burlingtonwa.gov.
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    Status Open
    Category Employment Opportunities
    Job ID  
    Salary $6,388.69 - $7,985.86 monthly (2022 Salary Schedule)
    Published Apr 29, 2022, 08:22 AM
    Closing May 31, 2022, 05:00 PM