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 age 14-21 and interested in a future career as a firefighter, check out our Fire Explorer program. If you are interested in an administrative position, those opportunities are advertised on the city employment page.
Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician
Apply through the National Testing Network. Candidates must pass a written exam and a candidate physical ability test (CPAT). CPAT scores are accepted from the National Testing Network, Public Safety Testing or any accredited CPAT provider. 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 the National Testing Network.