Careers

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 4/16/18

We are currently planning a January 2019 recruit academy. An official job posting will be coming out late summer/early fall outlining the process for those interested in applying.   

At this time it is important that interested individuals contact the testing agency to navigate the agencies process.  Please be sure to explain you wish to test and have scores made available for Bellevue this fall.  We will be asking our testing vendor for test scores as early as August. Please pay attention to the agency's process for when your scores will be valid.

Bellevue Fire uses a third party vendor for testing, Public Safety Testing (PST), and it is very competitive process. Test scores will be pulled from the Public Safety Testing database and the applicants that applied for the City of Bellevue testing will be ranked and move forward for further assessment by the department. There is a fee associated with both the written test and the physical ability exam (CPAT). A wide array of test dates are provided in several different locations. Specific information is available on their website at www.publicsafetytesting.com .

Minimum Job Requirements

  • 18 years old at time of application

  • U.S. citizen

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

Email

FIREcareers@bellevuewa.gov

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Business Hours

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