Our employees drive the success of the Bellevue Fire Department. Passionate, enthusiastic engaged individuals driven to provide outstanding customer service create a culture of excellence. The Bellevue Fire Department is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce to serve a diverse community.

If you are interested in joining our team as a firefighter, this is the place to look. If you are interested in an administrative position, those opportunities would be advertised on the city employment page.

Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician

Apply through Public Safety Testing. Candidates must pass a written exam and a candidate physical ability test (CPAT). CPAT scores are accepted from both PST and the National Testing Network. A variety of test dates and locations are available.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • 18 years old at time of application
  • U.S. citizen or lawful, permanent resident
  • High school graduate/GED
  • Valid driver’s license (Washington driver's license required at time of hire​)
  • Ability to read and speak English

Further information is available Public Safety Testing.


Bellevue Fire CareersP.O. Box 90012Bellevue, WA 98009


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Business Hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Monday through Friday
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