**The Bellevue Fire Department has just finished recruitment for a January 2018 academy. At this time, we are no longer actively recruiting or accepting applications for the position of firefighter/EMT. Future recruitment dates will be posted here. Please sign up for alerts to be notified anytime this page is updated**

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. 

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

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 .

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


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


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