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 of Bellevue employment page.

Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician

Updated 10/25/18

We have completed the hiring process for the January 2019 academy, and are currently not hiring. We will possibly be hiring again next year.

Bellevue Fire uses a third party vendor for testing called Public Safety Testing (PST).  Test scores will be pulled from the PST database, and the applicants that applied for the City of Bellevue will be ranked and will move forward for further assessment by the Fire Department. There is a fee associated with both the written test and the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). A wide array of test dates are provided in several different locations.
 Specific information is available on their website at


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 (state of Washington required at time of hire​

  • The ability to read and speak the English language

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. Our diverse community needs employees that reflect their community, The Bellevue Fire Department is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce. 


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